FG announces date for introduction of HPV vaccines 

On September 25, 2023, the Federal Government announced its plan to implement the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV) as a preventive measure against cervical cancer in females.

The decision was unveiled during the bi-annual review meeting of religious leaders on Primary Healthcare delivery held in Abuja.

The government highlighted that administering the HPV vaccine to girls aged nine to fifteen would effectively shield them from the risk of developing cervical cancer.