Awareness about Human Papilloma Virus and its Vaccine Among Medical Students

  title={Awareness about Human Papilloma Virus and its Vaccine Among Medical Students},
  author={Sumita Mehta and Shalini Rajaram and Geetika Goel and Neerja Goel},
  booktitle={Indian journal of community medicine : official publication of Indian Association of Preventive & Social Medicine},
BACKGROUND Cancer of the uterine cervix is the most common malignancy amongst women in India. Identification of its pre-cancerous lesions and prevention by HPV vaccine may go a long way in decreasing the incidence. AIM The aim was to study the awareness about the various aspects of the HPV infection and vaccine among medical students. SETTINGS AND DESIGN It was a cross-sectional study conducted in a tertiary care hospital of Delhi. MATERIALS AND METHODS 150 medical students aged between… CONTINUE READING
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