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SPOTLIGHT: CERVICAL CANCER: What is happening with SA’s relatively new HPV vaccine programme?


Nov 25, 2021

In 2014, South Africa launched an HPV vaccination campaign targeting nine-year-old public schoolchildren in Grade 4. It involves delivering two doses of vaccine six months apart. Spotlight finds out how the campaign is going and what recent real-world HPV vaccine effectiveness data from the United Kingdom might mean for South Africa.

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