Cervical cancer Current Affairs, GK & News

CERVAVAC: Cervical Cancer Vaccine

The cervix is the lowermost part of the uterus. Tumour in the cervix is generally referred to as cervical cancer. A vaccine to cure cervical cancer was recently launched by the Serum Institute of India. The name of the vaccine is CERVAVAC. This is the first time India is producing a vaccine for cervical cancer. ..

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Cervical Cancer Vaccine “Cervavac”

India is planning to launch HPV vaccine for preventing cervical cancer in 2023 for girls aged 9 to 14 years. What is Cervavac? Cervavac is a quadrivalent vaccine that is capable of preventing cervical cancer through the immunization process. It is known as a quadrivalent vaccine since it is capable of providing immunization against four ..

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India’s first indigenously developed qHPV against cervical cancer

Recently Serum Institute of India (SII) and Department of Biotechnology (DBT) launched indigenously developed quadrivalent Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine for prevention of cervical cancer. Highlights The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) last month granted market authorization to Serum Institute of India (SII) for the production of this indigenously developed vaccine against cervical cancer. ..

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WHO: For the first time commits to eliminate cervical cancer globally

During its closing day of 73rd World Health Assembly, on November 17, 2020, the World Health Organization released the “Global Strategy to Accelerate the Elimination of Cervical Cancer”. The international organization aims to reduce more than 40% of new cases by 2050 by screening, vaccination and treatment. Background Cervical cancer is the fourth most common ..

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The researchers at IIT-Delhi develops AI based disease detector

The researchers at IIT-Delhi have designed an “Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based low-power electronic hardware system” to easily detect Malaria, Tuberculosis (TB), Intestinal parasite, and Cervical cancer in a few milliseconds. The research is focused on building an intelligent Neuromorphic system which can be used for healthcare access in resource-constrained areas with limited access to human specialists. ..

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