n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines : more about ... medical virology
|Article Title||Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines : more about ... medical virology|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Author||Adele Visser and Anwar Hoosen|
|Publication Date||May 2011|
|Keyword(s)||University of Pretoria|
The WHO advocates introduction of routine HPV vaccination as part of a national EPI programme provided HPV prevention is considered a health priority, and the programme is logistically feasible and financially sustainable. High vaccine costs are often cited as barriers to national public health usage. However, a recent study in Cape Town showed a cost benefit for routine HPV vaccination use. Cervical cancer screening programmes should continue, as genotypes not included in the vaccines may still cause malignant transformation.
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