Assessing the Environment for Introduction of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine in India

  title={Assessing the Environment for Introduction of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine in India},
  author={Martha Jacob and Nita Mawar and Lysander Menezes and Satish B Kaipilyawar and Sanjay Gandhi and Irfan Khan and Manoj Patki and Allison Bingham and D Scott Lamontagne and Rajani D Bagul and Tuman Katendra and Neelima Karandikar and Varada Jayant Madge and Kishore Chaudhry and Ramesh Shivram Paranjape and Anjali Nayyar},
This paper presents findings from a study conducted in 2007 and 2008 in two states in India: Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. The objectives of the study were to: (i) design effective and appropriate HPV vaccine delivery systems for 10to 14-year-old girls; (ii) design a communication strategy for HPV vaccine delivery; and (iii) devise an HPV vaccine advocacy strategy. The study populations included girls, parents, and local-, district-, and national-level stakeholders. A mixture of group discussions… CONTINUE READING


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