Tag: HPV vaccine


Religious Leaders Can Help Build Vaccine Confidence

February 13, 2020

Via: Forbes

In Kenya, Catholic bishops and members of the Kenya Catholic Doctors Association and the Kenya Christian Professionals Forum have expressed distrust in the HPV vaccine. Some have falsely claimed that it doesn’t protect against cervical cancer, and could lead to […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

Physicians report high refusal rates for the HPV vaccine and need for improvement

September 16, 2019

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Health care providers must also learn to deal with parents hesitant to get their children vaccinated with HPV vaccine. The study, published today in Pediatrics, is the first to examine pediatricians and family physicians’ delivery practices for the vaccine since […]

Innovation, Research

Vaccine cuts rate of HPV infection, precancerous lesions

July 5, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Just over a decade ago, healthcare professionals introduced a new vaccination that aimed to prevent recurring infections of certain types of HPV. These infections can, if a person does not receive treatment, lead to cervical cancer. According to the National […]