GAVI Alliance set to Support Plans to Vaccinate 1.5m Against Human Papillomavirus

March 8, 2014 The GAVI Alliance today announced that it will support vaccination programmes in Rwanda, Uganda and Uzbekistan aiming to protect 1.5 million girls against the cause of cervical cancer. The first Alliance-supported national rollouts of the vaccine, which protects against human papillomavirus (HPV), will begin in Uganda and Uzbekistan in 2015 while Rwanda will switch from a vaccine manufacturer’s donation …