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Preventing cervical cancer in Lao People's Democratic Republic

Girls who have just been vaccinated are interviewed by Lao television at the national launch on 2 October 2013 in Vientiane.
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These grade-five girls—aged about 9-11 years—are amongst the first girls to be vaccinated in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. They attended the national launching ceremony with senior government officials, WHO, UNICEF, the GAVI Alliance and hundreds of other school children.

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