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Monday, May 6, 2013

Talking with patients and parents about HPV vaccination for girls


The WHO Regional Office for Europe has just posted an Information for health care professionals on "Talking with patients and parents about HPV vaccination for girls"
 
"Cervical cancer remains the second leading cause of death from cancer in women worldwide.
Each year, an estimated 500 000 women contract the disease and 275 000 die of it. Around 10% of these deaths occur in the WHO European Region.
HPV vaccination, in addition to cervical screening and other health promotion activities, is an effective way to prevent cervical cancer morbidity and mortality."
 
 Find the whole information on the following link:
   
http://www.euro.who.int/en/what-we-do/health-topics/noncommunicable-diseases/cancer/publications/2013/talking-with-patients-and-parents-about-hpv-vaccination-for-girls-information-for-health-care-professionals