Introduction of human papillomavirus vaccination in Nordic countries.

  title={Introduction of human papillomavirus vaccination in Nordic countries.},
  author={Bente Braad Sander and Matejka Rebolj and Palle Valentiner-Branth and Elsebeth Lynge},
  volume={30 8},
INTRODUCTION Cervical screening has helped decrease the incidence of cervical cancer, but the disease remains a burden for women. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination is now a promising tool for control of cervical cancer. Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) are relatively wealthy with predominantly publicly paid health care systems. The aim of this paper was to provide an update of the current status of introduction of HPV vaccine into the childhood… CONTINUE READING