MAY IS CERVICAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH | May 2018
SOURCES: DILG (http://www.dilg.gov.ph/events/Cervical-Cancer-Prevention-Awareness-Month/663) & Philippine Cancer Facts and Estimates
The month of May has been declared as Cervical Cancer Prevention Awareness Month in Philippines to build public awareness on cervical cancer.
Cervical cancer is malignant tumor of the cervix uteri or cervical area. Cervical area of the uterus, which usually called “uterine cervix”, is the part of uterus which connects uterine body to the vaginal. Most of cervical cancer start at transformation zone, place where endocervix meet.
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is the common cause of the virus. 99.7% of cervical cancer cases are caused by HPV. Every women is at risk of cervical cancer, married, single and even those who has no experience when in comes to sexual intercourse.
RECOMMENDED COMPOSITION OF FLU SHOT FOR 2018-2019 | April 2018
SOURCE: World Health Organization
CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE 2018 | March 2018
SOURCES: PIDSP (Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines),PPS (Philippine Pediatric Society) & PFV (Philippine Foundation for Vaccination)
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF VACCINES? | February, 2018
SOURCE: PFV (Philippine Foundation for Vaccination)
VACCINATIONS: Not Just For Kids | January, 2018
Did you know more then 50,000 Filipino adults die due to diseases that could be prevented through immunization each year?