Globally cancer of the cervix uteri is the second most common cancer among women
We would need hpv vaccines to significantly reduce the health care burden currently required for cervical cancer prevention
Frequently asked questions
Why does my child need vaccine?
The HPV vaccine is very effective against cancer caused by HPV
The HPV vaccine is very important because it will help protect your child from the cancers and infectious caused by the virus.
What is HPV
Human papilloma virus
It is a highly transmissible virus and it is primarily transmitted by sexual contact
What diseases does it cause?
Human papillomavirus can cause cancer and precancerous lesions
Why do they need vaccines at a young age?
The higher immunological response is seen in the preadolescent age group
(9 to 13 years) as compared to adolescents and young adult
Is it safe?
Research has proven that the HPV vaccine is very safe
How many dosages are required?
3 doses at 0,2,6 months are recommended with the quadrivalent vaccine and 0,1 and 6 months with the bivalent vaccine.