Bogota to vacinate 14,000 girls against human papilloma virus

Posted on November 5, 2011 • Filed under: Colombia, Latin America Health, Social Issues

Ministry of Health of Bogotá assumes cost of this program, amounting to 3,500 million pesos. About 14,000 girls, from fifth grade, the public and private schools in the towns of Fontibon Engativá and San Cristobal that day will benefit from vaccination against this virus that causes cervical cancer. Each dose of this vaccine costs 150,000 pesos and it takes three. The application schema of the dose is as follows: after the first, the second applies to the month and the third, six months, said Health Secretary, Jorge Bernal. Read Article

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