Uganda Cervical Cancer Education Program C.H.I.P.S. gets a song

Uganda Kyamuhunga sub-county VHTs perform a song they wrote about Cervical cancer awareness and HPV prevention through immunization.

C.H.I.P.S

Cervical Cancer Kills!

HPV causes it

Immunization is

Prevention that is

Safe, free and convenient

The C.H.I.P.S. program using a participatory approach to Training of Trainers, which brings Cervical Cancer prevention messages to communities through Village Health Team Workers, Community Leaders, Facility Health Workers, and Parent-Teacher Organizations.   Cervical cancer is caused by sexually acquired infection with certain types of HPV. There are two HPV types (16 and 18) that cause as much as 70% of cervical cancers and pre-cancerous cervical lesions.  Evidence also links HPV with cancers of the anus, vulva, vagina, penis, and oropharynx.

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