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Governments failing to use evidence-based strategies for vaccine acceptance


TweetThe greatest threat to the acceptance of childhood vaccines may be the failure of governments to use evidence-based strategies to avoid threats to the science communication environment, according to a recent article in Science. In the article, Dan Kahan, a … Read More »

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Study shows African-American women less likely to receive HPV vaccine


Tweet Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine released a study on August 27 that showed African-American women are less likely to receive the human papillomavirus vaccine than white women. The study looked at African-American and white women … Read More »

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HPV vaccine effective at reducing infection rates among teen girls


Tweet The human papillomavirus vaccine is significantly reducing vaccine-type HPV among U.S. teens, according to a recent study, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Wednesday. The study, which was published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, … Read More »

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GAVI CEO discusses benefits of vaccines for women

Seth Berkley

Tweet Cervical cancer is preventable by administering the human papillomavirus vaccine and women around the world should have access to this life-saving intervention, Seth Berkley, the CEO of the GAVI Alliance recently said. Berkley made the statement at Women Deliver … Read More »

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NCD Global Action Plan recognizes importance of vaccination


TweetThe 66th World Health Assembly endorsed a global action plan last week that acknowledged the importance of vaccination in battling the increasing number of premature deaths from non-communicable diseases like cervical cancer. During the assembly, the 194 World Health Organization … Read More »

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GAVI to support HPV vaccination of 30 million girls by 2020


TweetThe GAVI Alliance will help to protect more than 30 million girls against human papillomavirus and cervical cancer by 2020, the organization’s CEO said on Thursday. Seth Berkley made the statement at the Women Deliver 2013 conference in Kuala Lumpur, … Read More »

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Global Forum on Cervical Cancer Prevention urges HPV vaccine availability


Tweet An urgent “Call to Action” was released at the Global Forum on Cervical Cancer Prevention on Monday, urging for universal access to cervical cancer preventative methods. Cervical cancer causes the death of 270,000 women annually. Countries with the highest … Read More »

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Kenya becomes first country to protect girls with GAVI-supported HPV vaccines


TweetOn Tuesday, Kenya became the first country to use GAVI Alliance-supported vaccines to protect girls against cervical cancer and the human papillomavirus. Kenya is the first of seven countries in Sub-Saharan Africa that will receive GAVI’s support for HPV prevention … Read More »

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Cobra Biologics signs DNA vaccine agreement with Vaccibody

Affordable HPV vaccine will be made available to developing countries

New HPV vaccine deals will ensure millions are protected

Study shows focusing on STD prevention with HPV vaccine more persuasive

Genticel obtains $23.7 million for HPV vaccine development

HPV vaccine shown to reduce genital wart rate in young women

Study: Current HPV vaccine may not help immune-compromised women

U.S. parents still cold on HPV vaccine

Study: HPV vaccinations need to be started at a young age

HPV vaccine completion rates remain alarmingly low

Low HPV coverage may be result of poor education, financing programs

East Carolina University offering $20 iTunes card to encourage HPV vaccine uptake

Australian boys to receive HPV vaccine

London ranks last in England for HPV vaccine rates

Study: Better integration of school and local HPV vaccine programs needed

Virginia fails to pass bill to expand HPV vaccine mandate to boys

Sub-Saharan Africa shows support for HPV vaccine

South Carolina state representative to introduce HPV vaccine bill

Possible corruption found in Sweden’s decision to purchase HPV vaccine

GAVI plans to vaccinate 30 million girls against HPV by 2020

Research suggests cultural sensitivity needed to increase HPV vaccination

Studies demonstrate costs of HPV vaccinations in low income countries

HPV vaccine not just for females

CDC recommends HPV vaccine for males