Australia now on track to eliminate cervical cancer
AUSTRALIA is on track to be the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer as a public health problem by 2035, according to Cancer Council research.
Eradicating the disease, which is expected to affect around 951 Australian women just this year, is a largely a result of our national publicly-funded human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program and national Hpv-based cervical screening programs.
HPV is a sexually transmitted illness that is responsible for many cases of cervical THE Rural Fire Service Orana Team has urged those considering burning to wait until the cool weather change arrives this weekend.
With Dubbo, Wellington and Narromine are all forecasted to have Very High and Severe fire danger for the rest cancer.
With the HPV vaccine, or Gardasil 9, being administered in schools this week, the Cancer Council has reminded Australians that elimination is only possible if HPV vaccination and screening continue at their current rates.
“It’s on all of us to ensure that young boys and girls continue to be vaccinated and that women over 25 participate in the screening program,” a Cancer Council of the week, the RFS believes it is only the start of a long fire season.
Superintendent Lyndon Wieland warned community members of the parched environment and reminded landholders of their responsibility around fires. spokesperson said.
“In the first four to five years after the program started, we observed a 77 per cent decrease in the number of 18 to 24-year-old women with HPV, for the HPV types covered by the first-generation vaccine.”
The HPV vaccine protects against nine HPV types which cause 90 per cent of cervical cancers in women and the majority of other Hpv-related cancers in women, including Every day the staff at Dubbo’s NRMA Insurance office leave pink piggy banks on their front counters so that anyone can donate their loose change to different charities and organisations around town.
This year, with the help of the Dubbo community, the NRMA raised $430 to go to the Pink Ladies and handed over their cheque on Wednesday, August 28.
The Pink Ladies are a group of dedicated volunteers who share duties five days a week at the Dubbo Base Hospital and help wherever they are needed, providing emotional support and care for patients.
Dubbo Photo News gathered NRMA ladies and Pink Ladies for this celebratory photo. Pictured with the big cheque are, back, Jenny Kelly, front, Carol Lane, Brenda Black, Sandy Brown, Betty Millgate, Judy Huggard and Dawn Serisier.
"Conditions during the winter have been unusually dry, resulting in the vegetation and soil moisture levels being extremely low. People will need to be extremely careful when using fire. If a fire leaves your property, the landholder is liable for any cancer of the cervix and a proportion of cancers of the anus, vulva, vagina, penis, mouth and throat.
It also protects men against 95 per cent of all Hpv-related cancers and 90 per cent of genital warts.
While reactions to the vaccination are rare, side effects include pain, redness and swelling at the site of injection.
More serious side effects, such as allergic reactions, are extremely rare with research finding that for every million doses of the vaccine given, there are only about three allergic reactions. damages,” Superintendent Lyndon Wieland said.
Supt Wieland also praised communities’ which have done the right thing and notified the Fire Control Centre at least 24 hours prior to lighting during the non-fire danger period.
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