Cervical Cancer, Human Papillomavirus (HPV), and HPV vaccines: Key Points for Policy-Makers and Health Professionals

HPV vaccines address a critical public health need, and will be an important element of a comprehensive cervical cancer control strategy. Ensuring universal access to HPV vaccination, screening, and treatment services will be key to reducing the burden of cervical cancer worldwide. This report provides key messages geared for policy-makers and health professionals to communicate about cervical cancer, HPV, and HPV vaccines related to introduction, financing, vaccine safety, and other issues.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2008

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Resource types: Report

Diseases/vaccines: Human papillomavirus (HPV)

Topics: Advocacy and communications, Introduction and service delivery, Immunization financing, Vaccine safety and performance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global