First-dose HPV vaccination
rates grew 55% among Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) commercially insured adolescent members from 2010 through 2016.
This new regime can only happen, however, if women have had the HPV vaccination
between the age of 11 to 13.
Thanks to cervical screening and the HPV vaccination
programme, cervical cancer is now largely preventable - although uptake of cervical screening is now going down every year.
In this prospective study using data from the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit, researchers examined the incidence of juvenile-onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis from October 2011 to December 2015, set against the background of the introduction of Australia's national HPV vaccination
program between 2007 and 2009 (J Infect Dis.
The report also found that HPV vaccination
varies across the state.
Now, the first prospective cohort examining the relationship between HPV vaccination
and fertility, led by a Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) researcher, has found that the vaccine can actually improve chances of conception in some women.
In the United States (US), the cost of HPV vaccination
is covered by health insurance as well as the federal Vaccines for Children program (3).
is routinely offered to secondary school age girls to protect against cervical cancer, as part of the NHS Childhood Vaccination Programme.
Shifting the HPV vaccination
from a community-based to a school-based approach enables us to provide vaccination services to a 'catch' population.
The federal government's Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion aims for an 80% HPV vaccination
completion rate for girls and boys aged 13-15 years by 2020.
2013-0291, the Rural Health Unit (RHU) of Mambajao conducted the second dose of HPV vaccination
on July 25 at Agoho Elementary School.
Under the Affordable Care Act, most health plans must cover a defined set of preventive services with no cost-sharing by the patient, including HPV vaccination
for children from age 11-21.