Thursday, September 26, 2013

LPPKN 's Program Vaksinasi HPV 2013

The HPV Vaccination Program (PVHPV)
Is a vaccination program
Initiated by...
Population and Family Development Board Malaysia (LPPKN)
Under the prevision of Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (KPWKM).

The main objective for this vaccination program
Is to reduce the load of disease
As a cause of Cervical Cancer
For the next 20 years to come.

The goal for this vaccination drive is to:
·         To administer HPV vaccination to girls born in the year 1993 and 1994 that belongs to the "catch up group"
·         To protect Malaysian women from the risk of HPV infection
·         To lessen the risk of cervical cancer among women in Malaysia.

Cervical cancer is a disease 
In which cells in the cervix grow abnormally

About 99.7 per cent of cervical cancer cases 
Are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV)

Vaccinating against cervical cancer 
May reduce deaths by as much as two-thirds. 
It is the third most common cancer among Malaysians 
And should be stopped!

All women from the age of 18 and above 
And is not pregnant is eligible 
For the free HPV vaccine. 

Under the government initiative, 
From 2nd of October to 16th November, 
LPPKN will be going to Universities 
In Klang Valley, Sabah and Sarawak 
To give out free vaccine 
To all the selected Universities students. 

The vaccination programme starts at 9am to 4pm. 
The schedule is as below :

·       Taylor's University College @Syopz - 2nd October 2013
·         Tunku Abdul Rahman University College - 9th October 2013
·         Universiti Islam Antarabangsa - 23 October 2013
·         Universiti Putra Malaysia – 2nd November 2013
·         1Borneo Mall - 12 November 2013
·         UniMas Sarawak - 14 November 2013

For those who complete all three doses, 
They will be given a free pass to a concert 
With locally-renowned artistes 
That is scheduled in the second quarter of 2014. (2nd March 2014)

In the immediate, 
Participants from each university or college 
Who register to vaccinate 
In a group of five or more 
Will be eligible for a lucky draw, 
With the prize being a fully-sponsored 
Girls Day Out session. 
(The destination of full expense paid 
Girls Day Out will be a secret 
But we promise it will be something really fun )

Apart from the roadshow, 
Eligible participants can also receive the HPV vaccination 
At any one of the 58 LPPKN Nur Sejahtera clinics 
Or health centres at public universities nationwide.

The National Cancer Registry in 2007 
Reported that as many as 847 new cases 
Of cervical cancer were detected. 
This means that on average, 
About two to three new cases were confirmed every day. 
Cervical cancer is the third most common cancer 
Affecting Malaysian women.

For further information 
On the LPPKN HPV Vaccination Programme 
For Women as well as information 
On the roadshow locations, 
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