Vaccination to Prevent Cervical Cancer Announces

  • Announced by the Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman.
  • Proposed vaccination to prevent Cervical Cancer.
  • Amalgamation of various schemes for maternal and child care.

Highlights:

  • The vaccination programme will be for girls in the age group of 9 to 14 years for the prevention of cervical cancer.
  • One comprehensive programme will be created to bring synergy in various programmes for maternal and child care.
  • Anganwadi Centres to be upgraded under ‘Saksham Anganwadi and Poshan 2.0’ will be expedited.
  • To improve nutrition delivery, early childhood care and development.
  • A newly designed U-WIN platform to be rolled out for managing immunization and furthering the efforts under Mission Indradhanush.
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