Human papillomavirus vaccine policy and delivery in Latin America and the Caribbean.

  title={Human papillomavirus vaccine policy and delivery in Latin America and the Caribbean.},
  author={Jon Kim Andrus and Merle J. Lewis and Sue J. Goldie and Patricia J. Garcia and Jennifer L. Winkler and Cuauht{\'e}moc Ruiz-Matus and Ciro A. de Quadros},
  volume={26 Suppl 11},
Cervical cancer caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) is a major preventable public health problem. Two vaccines are now available for primary prevention of HPV infection and their introduction offers new opportunities to enhance comprehensive cervical cancer prevention and control. Currently, HPV vaccine price is a significant barrier to rapid vaccine introduction and access. Therefore, making evidence-based decisions about whether and how to introduce HPV vaccine into the immunization schedule… CONTINUE READING
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