Min launches CUC prevention vaccine

YINGKIONG, Feb 25: Health Minister Alo Libang launched the cervico uterine cancer (CUC) prevention vaccine at the government higher secondary school here in Upper Siang district on Tuesday. The minister also sponsored the procurement of the vaccine.
Informing that cervico uterine cancer can be prevented by taking two doses of the vaccine, the minister urged the District Health Society and the Women Welfare Society to create “wide publicity for benefitting every female of 9 to 49 years of age in the district.”
He requested the deputy commissioner to issue an order banning the use of weedicide sprays, and asked the health department to “increase all the health indicators as much as possible.”
Resource person Dr Dangi Perme presented a brief on the vaccine, while DRCHO, Dr Appir Apang, spoke on the CMAAY and the PMJAY. (DIPRO)