HPV Vaccination

Could cervical cancer be eliminated by vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, even in low-income countries, where it is the major cancer type?

HPV vaccines, which have been available since 2006, are a proven, safe, and effective means of reducing cervical cancer rates. 

Future challenges are to extend coverage and achieve universal implementation.

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HPV Vaccination – Self-paced module

Based on content from the World Cancer Report Updates webinar on HPV Vaccination, this flexible e-learning module includes lectures, questions and answers, and a quiz to test your knowledge on the latest evidence and emerging issues discussed during the webinar.
Keywords: vaccine effectiveness, cervical cancer rates, herd immunity, multi-cohort, vaccination global coverage, cervical cancer elimination.

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