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February 2012. Ghana – A health worker at an outreach vaccination session in the village of Ado Nkwanta in Ghana’s Eastern Region charts a baby boy’s growth on his Child Health Record.

Photo: GAVI/Doune Porter/PATH/2012

06 Ghana Doune Porter PATH 2012

Every 2 minutes

One woman dies from cervical cancer every two minutes – or 266,000 a year – over 85% in the developing world. If current trends hold, and without changes in prevention and control, cervical cancer deaths could eventually outpace maternal deaths. Two-thirds of all cervical cancer deaths can be prevented with HPV vaccines.

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