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Influences on Parental Acceptance of HPV Vaccination in Demonstration Projects in Uganda and Vietnam

This article, published in Vaccine, reports on a study to investigate the effect of communication strategies on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine uptake in HPV vaccine demonstration projects in Uganda and Vietnam. The study found that exposure to community influencers was associated with HPV vaccine uptake, which underscores the need of HPV vaccine programs in low- and middle-income countries to involve and utilize key community influencers and stakeholders to maximize HPV vaccine uptake. ABSTRACT ONLY. (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author: Galagan SR, Paul P, Menezes L, LaMontagne DS

Published: 2013

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Citation: Galagan SR, Paul P, Menezes L, LaMontagne DS. Influences on Parental Acceptance of HPV Vaccination in Demonstration Projects in Uganda and Vietnam. Vaccine. 2013;31(30):3072-3078.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Human papillomavirus (HPV)

Topics: Advocacy and communications, Introduction and service delivery, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Africa, Asia