Ordos: the first free cervical cancer vaccination in China

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 Ordos: the first free cervical cancer vaccination in China


The free cervical cancer vaccination program has started for nearly 10 days, and many people come to vaccinate every day

Free cervical cancer vaccination in Zhungeer banner mainly serves local primary and secondary school girls over the age of 13, which is expected to benefit about 10000 people. According to the order of senior three, senior two and senior one, all students in the plan will be vaccinated within the specified period In order to actively respond to the strategic task of improving health security proposed in the healthy China 2030 planning outline, effectively protect womens health and effectively reduce the risk of cervical cancer, Zhungeer banner listed caring for girls health into campus as a key livelihood practical project in 2020. Nearly ten thousand girls over 13 years old were vaccinated with human papillomavirus (HPV) adsorbed vaccine free of charge.

The free vaccination project of cervical cancer vaccine in Zhungeer banner was officially launched on August 1, and has been nearly 10 days. According to the staff of the health commission of Zhungeer banner in Ordos City, 27 vaccination sites have been set up in the whole banner, which are distributed in health centers, community health centers and maternal and child health centers, and there are especially many people who make an appointment for vaccination every day. At present, it is still in the period of the epidemic. It is necessary to make an appointment for vaccination. We dont want to gather together. At present, the daily inoculation amount has not been counted.

It is reported that the local free vaccination is imported bivalent cervical cancer vaccine, with a dose of nearly 600 yuan, which is a public welfare project of the government, and all costs are borne by the local government. The whole course of bivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) adsorptive vaccine is 3 injections. The recommended procedure is one injection in 0, 1 and 6 months respectively, that is, the interval between the second and the first injection is 1 month, and the interval between the third and the first injection is 6 months. What needs to be reminded is that vaccination is strictly prohibited for people who are allergic to any component of the vaccine, as well as women during pregnancy, pregnancy and lactation.

Most parents support the vaccination of their children with cervical cancer vaccine, but some parents are still in the wait-and-see stage because of their poor understanding and some worry. The staff said that we hope that students, parents and all walks of life in the community should correctly understand the importance of vaccination with human papillomavirus adsorbed vaccine, start from the protection of their own health, actively carry out vaccination, and jointly participate in and promote the prevention and control of cervical cancer.

Government attention, national project team support, joint efforts of local departments

Zhungeer banner is the first region in China where the government vaccinates free of charge for cervical cancer prevention, which is an important difference between us and other regions in promoting vaccination programs. According to the staff of the health commission of Zhungeer banner, Ordos City, there are also free vaccination in other parts of the country. Perhaps there is enterprise assistance for free vaccination, and we are the first country in the country to provide free vaccination of cervical cancer vaccine in the name of the government and funded by the government.

According to the official website of the peoples Government of Zhungeer banner, Zhungeer banner is located at the junction of Mongolia, Shanxi and Shaanxi provinces, with a total area of 7692 square kilometers and a permanent population of 376100. It is reported that the local government has issued the Zhungeer banner care for womens health into campus project - implementation plan of bivalent human papillomavirus adsorption vaccine inoculation. Cervical cancer vaccine free vaccination will be carried out in the form of a project, covering all primary and secondary school girls born before August 1, 2007, benefiting nearly 10000 people.

Jungar may become the first region in China to complete whos target of cervical cancer vaccination

The proportion of Chinese girls aged 9 to 14 who have been vaccinated against HPV may be less than 1%, far from the 90% recommended by the World Health Organization. Zhao Fanghui, director of the Epidemiology Department of the Cancer Hospital of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, once said.

The world health organization divides the prevention and control measures of cervical cancer, which is the fourth most common malignant tumor of women in the world, into three levels. The first level of prevention is vaccination against HPV. In May 2018, director general of the World Health Organization (who) Dr.TedrosAdhanom A global call for the elimination of cervical cancer by 2030 was launched, which said that Member States should achieve 90% coverage of HPV vaccine for girls under 15 years of age by 2030. But at present, only 30% of the women of the right age in China have been screened. Among the 7 million imported vaccines introduced, less than 1% of them are girls aged 9-14 years.

After vaccinating the existing school girls over the age of 13 in Zhungeer banner, only the 13-year-old girls entering junior high school will be vaccinated every year in order to protect the current generation from the disease caused by HPV infection. Qiao Youlin said that currently, Asian countries and regions, including China, generally recommend junior high school girls aged 13 to 15 as the main target population for cervical cancer vaccination. Due to the relatively low proportion of high school age girls who have sex, replanting can still benefit a lot.

During the period of CPPCC National Committee of the Chinese peoples Political Consultative Conference, Yu Ming, vice chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, proposed to include free vaccination for girls aged 14 in Beijing. The discussion on the inclusion of cervical cancer vaccine in immunization program has attracted wide attention. Cervical cancer vaccine was listed in Europe, America, Australia and other countries in 2006. So far, 104 countries in the world have been included in the EPI, that is to say, women of specific age can be vaccinated free of charge, but China has not yet included it. Professor Zhao Fanghui of Cancer Hospital of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences said that at present, the price of imported vaccine is high and the supply is insufficient. However, China has a large population of age-matched vaccination, and there is a huge gap between supply and demand of cervical cancer vaccine. It is urgent to improve the accessibility of cervical cancer vaccine and realize the localization of cervical cancer vaccine. Only in this way can we realize the vaccination of cervical cancer vaccine for the right age population.