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$10m campaign targets cervical cancer among girls in sub-Saharan Africa

Vaccine drive launched on International Day of the Girl aims to protect girls against the region’s biggest-killing cancer, in Rwanda, Ethiopia and Malawi A partnership worth $10m (£8.1m) to increase the uptake and awareness of a vaccine to protect girls from cervical cancer, which has higher death rates in sub-Saharan Africa than any other cancer, was launched on Tuesday.
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