Human papilloma virus vaccine: determinants of acceptability by mothers for adolescents in Nigeria.

@article{Ezeanochie2014HumanPV,
  title={Human papilloma virus vaccine: determinants of acceptability by mothers for adolescents in Nigeria.},
  author={Michael Chudi Ezeanochie and Biodun Nelson Olagbuji},
  journal={African journal of reproductive health},
  year={2014},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={154-8}
}
Vaccination of adolescent females against Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), the causative agent for cervical cancer has recently become available. As minors, parental acceptance of the vaccines for adolescent daughters requires exploration. This was a cross-sectional survey of 201 mothers attending the gynaecology clinic in a University Teaching Hospital in Nigeria on acceptability of the HPV vaccines and its determinants. Although 70% accepted vaccination of their daughters, 30% were unwilling and… CONTINUE READING

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