Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals

WHO/IVB/05.16

Report of the Consultation on Human Papillomavirus Vaccines, WHO, April 2005

In this consultation, current knowledge on the epidemiology of HPV and cervical cancer, HPV vaccine trials, and the predicted cost-effectiveness of HPV vaccine was reviewed and plans for further data collection in these areas were presented. Programmatic issues related to future HPV vaccine introduction were discussed, and the outstanding information requirements for making evidence-based policy decision were identified.

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