Acceptability and uptake of HPV vaccine in Argentina before its inclusion in the immunization program: a population-based survey.

@article{Arrossi2012AcceptabilityAU,
  title={Acceptability and uptake of HPV vaccine in Argentina before its inclusion in the immunization program: a population-based survey.},
  author={Silvina Arrossi and Veronica Maceira and Melisa Paolino and Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 14},
  pages={2467-74}
}
In Argentina, human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination was approved in 2006, but not included in the National Immunization Program. In 2008 a mass media campaign was carried out by a cancer Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), but it was stopped due to criticisms about the publicity. In October 2011 the Ministry of Health (MoH) has introduced HPV vaccination in the National Immunization Program. In this context, to assure high HPV vaccine coverage, evidence is needed on factors both associated to… CONTINUE READING
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