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The HPV Vaccine is the Most Underused Immunization for Children

Once they’re born, children receive a range of vaccinations against seemingly every possible disease. But one vaccination has been severely under-used: the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. 271 more words

Women

The HPV vaccine has cut infections by up to 90% in the past 10 years - ESIST

A recent review of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is has found that in the 10 years since its original release, the infection rate of HPV has been lowered by up to 90 percent in countries with high levels of immunisation. 150 more words

Science

From a sexually transmitted infection to cancer

This post is going to address one of the leading forms of cancers among women in Nigeria. Cervical cancer. This cancer affects the cervix – which is the lower part of the womb. 643 more words

Health

One Mother’s Story: The Importance of HPV Vaccination

This week of National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), Aug. 22-28, focuses on the important role vaccines play in protecting preteens and teens against serious diseases. 556 more words

Why Vaccinate

So, I went to the HPV/Gardasil meeting in Ballincollig last night...

My thoughts on the Gardasil meeting in Ballincollig this evening. This is going to be a long post, sorry!
It was well attended, maybe 150 people there. 1,263 more words

Ireland

DFT: Don't Forget This! Ladies and Gents, Get Your Gardasil Vaccine. Don't Be Sorry.

So on today’s edition of DFT: Don’t Forget This!, in honor of National Immunization Awareness Month, we are covering Gardasil. Now what exactly is the Gardasil vaccine? 709 more words