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Nearly half a million girls to be protected each year following the launch of the HPV, which will be provided with financial support from Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Here’s a closer look at the launch ceremony.

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Around 450,000 girls aged 9-10 will receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which protects against the leading cause of cervical cancer. Myanmar currently has the second-highest incidence of cervical cancer in Southeast Asia.

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