Cervical cancer: The country will get the first indigenous vaccine, the price will be so much, know how effective

Cervical cancer: The country will get the first indigenous vaccine, the price will be so much, know how effective
Cervical cancer: The country will get the first indigenous vaccine, the price will be so much, know how effective

In July, the Drug Controller General of India approved the production of a quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine against cervical cancer.

HPV Vaccine for Cervical Cancer

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women across the country breast cancer After this, most cases of cervical cancer are seen. Most of the women suffering from this cancer reach the doctors for treatment at an advanced stage, which sometimes becomes difficult to save the life of the patient. Now India’s first against cervical cancer Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (QHPV) has been found. This vaccine will be launched today. Union Minister of State Jitendra Singh will launch this vaccine. The arrival of this vaccine will go a long way in the prevention of cervical cancer.

This vaccine has been manufactured by Serum Institute of India. Serum Institute and Department and Biotechnology will jointly launch this vaccine. The HPV vaccine will protect women from cervical cancer. This vaccine will be cheap and accessible. According to doctors, HIV vaccine is already available for cervical cancer, but people are not aware about it. But the first quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine will be available at a lower cost than the current vaccine.

so will the price

On the prices of the vaccine, Adar Poonawalla, CEO of SII has said that we will announce its price in the next few months, it will be around 200-400 rupees. We will take a final decision on this after construction and discussion with the Government of India. The vaccine will be available in the next few months. First we will give it to our country and then it will be given to the world. There is a preparation to make 200 million doses in 2 years.

Cervical cancer deaths will be curbed

Experts have expressed hope that it will be implemented in national HPV vaccination strategies. There are currently two vaccines for cervical cancer worldwide. The first is quadrivalent vaccine and the second is bivalent vaccine. Which vaccine serum has prepared. It is based on VLP similar to Hepatitis B vaccine. Doctors say that the arrival of this vaccine will help in the prevention of cervical cancer and the deaths due to this cancer will be reduced.

Got approval in July

In July, the Drug Controller General of India approved the development of the country’s first quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine against cervical cancer. The National Technical Advisory Group also approved the QHPV vaccine after reviewing clinical trial data on the vaccine. In June, DCGI’s expert committee recommended the qHPV vaccine for cervical cancer for women aged nine to 26 years.

NTADI Chairman Dr. NK Arora says that this vaccine is very effective on cervical cancer and applying this vaccine to daughters will prevent cancer. Dr. Arora said that in 90 percent of cases cervical cancer is caused by HPV virus and this vaccine will eliminate this virus.

There is no information about the symptoms

Cervical cancer is caused by Human Papillomavirus (HPV virus). This virus remains in the body for a long time and later causes cervical cancer, although in women who have good immunity, this virus is not able to grow and is eliminated in their body, but suffering from HIV or any other serious disease. Women are at risk of getting this cancer. Most of the cases of this cancer come to the fore in the advanced stage. This is happening due to lack of knowledge about the symptoms of cervical cancer and ignoring this disease.

According to the WHO report, there are 1.23 lakh cases of cervical cancer in the country every year. Of these, 67 thousand women die. With the advent of this vaccine, rapid vaccination will be possible, which will help in controlling the deaths due to cervical cancer.

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