TITLE

Progress Toward Implementation of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination -- the Americas, 2006-2010

AUTHOR(S)
Vicari, Andrea S.; Dilsa, Lara G.; Deeks, Shelley; Mireles, Susana P. Cerón; Espinosa, Raquel; Mulato, Maria del Carmen Domínguez; López-Collada, Vesta Richardson; de Moltó, Yadira; de Hewitt, Itzel S.; Saraiya, Mona; Hyde, Terri; Markowitz, Lauri E.; Dunne, Eileen F .; Meites, Elissa; Surie, Diya
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/14/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 40, p1382
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the progress toward the implementation of human papilomavirus (HPV) vaccination in the Americas from 2006 to 2010. It describes several countries that have implemented HPV vaccine in immunization programs. The mechanism of action and effectiveness of two HPV vaccine brands are also provided. The World Health Organization (WHO) has reportedly issued a position statement which recommended the inclusion of routine HPV vaccination of females in national immunization programs.
ACCESSION #
66729735

 

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