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Human Papillomavirus Vaccination in Tanzanian Schoolgirls: Cluster-Randomized Trial Comparing 2 Vaccine-Delivery Strategies

This article, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, reports on a study that compared vaccine coverage for the quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Tanzanian schoolgirls using two delivery strategies. The authors found that the grade-based delivery strategy achieved higher coverage of HPV vaccination than the age-based delivery strategy.

Author: Watson-Jones D, Baisley K, Ponsiano R, et al.

Published: 2012

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Citation: Watson-Jones D, Baisley K, Ponsiano R, et al. Human Papillomavirus Vaccination in Tanzanian Schoolgirls: Cluster-Randomized Trial Comparing 2 Vaccine-Delivery Strategies. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2012;206(5):678-686.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Human papillomavirus (HPV)

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

Regions: Africa