Region Ñuble was ranked second in the national scale of the HPV vaccination process in 2018 in accordance with the National Immunization Program (PNR) records.
Marta Bravo, Health Seremi, confirmed that a positive balance was the result of coordinated planning and implementation among healthcare professionals in the healthcare network and primary health care, which allowed 92% coverage in the 4th basic group, with 6,040 girls being immunized. .
"Ñuble stands out at the state level with percentages exceeding 90%, and positively places our health teams in the campaign, which was developed in 2018. The proof is that Itata has reached 95% in Punilla 92%, while in Diguillin this figure reached 91.8%, "said Bravo.
The municipalities with the best indicators were San Nicolás, Ninhue and Pemuco, with 100%; followed by San Fabián, Pinto and Coelem with 97%.
In addition, the Public Health Department, Seremi de Salud, announced that, in addition to girls, boys will be vaccinated in the 4th grade from all educational establishments on the territory.