How do I protect my daughters from cervical cancer later in life?

Cervical cancer is preventable. Early cervical screening for women can help find cancer when it can be treated. HPV vaccination of girls stops cervical cancer from developing.

Vaccination against HPV is effective when its administered before a person is infected.

In countries where most girls are vaccinated against HPV infection, there has been a strong reduction in HPV infections and early stages of cervical cancer.

The Ministry of Health recommends that all girls aged 10 years in the Kenya should be vaccinated with 2 doses of HPV vaccines.

You can protect your daughter from developing cervical cancer later in life and help make sure that she has a happy and healthy future!

Today, you can talk to your wife/husband and daughters about preventing cervical cancer. :

  • Talk to your daughter and provide her with information about HPV, cervical cancer, and the HPV vaccine by asking her read this site.

  • Talk to your daughter about the HPV vaccine, letting her know you want her to be vaccinated to protect her against cervical cancer. Having your daughter vaccinated against HPV is a safe and effective way for you to provide her a healthy future free of cervical cancer!

  • Have your daughter vaccinated from HPV when she is 10 years old, making sure she receives 2 doses, spaced 6 months apart.

  • Encourage your friends to vaccinate their daughters against HPV.

  • If your daughter is 10 years old, talk with your health care provider about how to get her vaccinated against HPV.

  • If your daughter is 10 years old, talk to her teacher and make sure she is on the list of girls to be vaccinated during the HPV vaccination campaign.

  • Encourage leaders and social influencers in your community to promote the HPV vaccine.

  • Post messages online or send text/WhatsApp messages promoting HPV vaccination.

Protect women from cervical cancer! Make sure all girls in Kenya aged 10 years get two doses of the HPV vaccine!

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