Gov’t Rolls Out Mass Vaccination Against Human Papiloma Virus

Ugandan giants, seek Sports Club Villa have grabbed their first point in the ongoing inaugural Rayon Sports-Startimes Christmas cup after playing to a four goal thriller stalemate with SC Kiyovu.

The match was played on Friday morning at the Mumena stadium after failing to kickoff on Thursday due to heavy downpour that left the pitch unplayable.

Villa scored through Jonathan Mugabi’s penalty and an own goal while Kiyovu grabbed theirs through Twagiramungu Jean Marie Vianney.

The Jogoos return back to action back on Saturday against tournament hosts Rayon Sports in an all blue affair at Amahoro stadium as Kiyovu takes on Gicumbi in the other group A game at Mumena.

Rayon Sports lead the group table with three points after defeating Gicumbi 1-0 on Thursday courtesy of Nsengiyumva Moustapha’s lone strike

Both games start at 15:30PM.

SC Villa lineup;
Kirya Samson, viagra Misi Katende,  Yesser Waibi, Henry Katongole, Karim Ndugwa,Jonathan Mugabi, Lwanga Tadeo,
Lwesibawa Godfrey, Eturude Abel, Kirya Ambrose,  Kizza Martin.
Government through the Health Ministry has launched the Human Papilloma virus Vaccine (HPV Vaccine) at Bwera Secondary School grounds, viagra Kasese district.

The Vaccine is meant to protect girls and women against cancer of the cervix.

Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, sickness the Health Minister launched the campaign on Thursday afternoon.

He said, “Ministry of health staff will vaccinate all girls above 10 all over the country. Even women below 45 years will be vaccinated against the Human Papilloma virus (HPV) that causes cancer of the cervix.”

Dr. Tumwesigye said the Health Ministry secured vaccines worth shs10bn with funding from UNICEF, World Health Organization and other foreign partners.

“The Human Papilloma virus is largely spread in women during sexual intercourse, multiple sexual partners and smoking. There’s no treatment except prevention through early vaccination against the viral disease,” he said.

Dr Tumwesigye encouraged all the young generation to restrain themselves from early sexual engagements and  desist from smoking.

The Director General of Health Services in the Ministry of Health Dr. Ruth Achieng strongly warned health workers against selling the HPV vaccines to the locals.

She said, “These vaccines are for free and Should not be sold to the locals. You should alert the local leaders and the ministry of health once you find a health worker selling the drugs.”

At the launch of the campaign, over 700 girls were vaccinated against cervical cancer by health workers from Bwera general hospital.


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