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National introduction of human papillomavirus vaccine in Tanzania: Programmatic decision-making and implementation


The Government of Tanzania introduced the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine nationally in April 2018. The HPV vaccine was introduced to adolescent girls to prevent cervical cancer, which is the leading cause of cancer among women in Tanzania. This journal article discusses the results of a desk review and key informant interviews designed to better understand national decision-making and program implementation related to Tanzania's successful HPV vaccine introduction. 

Authors: Alex Mphuru, Anyie J.Li,Furaha Kyesi, William Mwengee,Fikiri Mazige,Raphael Nshunju, Berrington Shayo, Mary Rose Giattas, Anagha Loharikar, Dafrossa Lyimo

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