Luanda - A campaign of prevention and vaccination against cervical cancer was launched Thursday in Luanda, in a ceremony presided over by Health minister José Van-Dúnem.
During the launching ceremony, the minister said to be a satisfaction to hold this campaign, as it shows Government importance to preserving the lives of children.
"Our country still continues being marked by transmissible diseases such as AIDS, tuberculosis and even non-communicable diseases like cardiovascular, among others", added the official.
According to the minister, the diseases that can be prevented through a vaccine, such as cervical cancer, will be dealt with vaccine in order to reduce these cases.
José Van-dunem also asked the Ministries of Family and Women Promotion and Education to work toward the awareness of families to adhere the campaign.
The vaccine will cover children from 10 to 13 years of age.
Attended the ceremony, government officials, lectures and students in Maianga district.