HPV vaccine

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HPV vaccine

A vaccine that protects against several types of human papillomavirus infection, specifically those associated with genital warts and cervical cancer.
See also: vaccine
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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).
HPV vaccination 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.