Vaccine HPV Supplement Features Journal Articles by JSI Staff

April 14th, 2022 | News

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JSI staff wrote and co-authored several articles in the Vaccine supplement ​​Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Introduction in Low- and Lower-Middle Income Countries: Programmatic Successes and Challenges. The supplement was published with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Global Immunization Division.

Every year, cervical cancer kills more than 250,000 women, 85 percent of whom live in low- and middle-income countries. Since 2013, with funding from Gavi, we have provided technical assistance to introduce the HPV vaccine in eight countries. This includes preparation for the HPV vaccine grant application to Gavi, integration of the vaccination into country planning, multi-sector partner coordination and engagement (e.g., immunization, cancer prevention, education, adolescent health, civil society), and communication and social mobilization.

Read the articles by our immunization experts:

The challenge of identifying eligible girls for HPV vaccination: HPV mapping data verification in Malawi
Authors: Hanna Hausi, Patrick Nicks, Temwa Mzengeza, Asnakew Tsega, Dalia Khattab

Impact of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine supply shortage on Tanzania’s national HPV vaccine introduction
Authors: Anyie J.Li, Furaha Kyesi, William Mwengee, Alex Mphuru, Mary Rose Giattas, Berrington Shayo, Raphael Nshunju, Dafrossa Lyimo, Anagha Loharikar

HPV vaccination coverage in three districts in Zimbabwe following national introduction of 0,12 month schedule among 10 to 14 year old girls
Authors: D. Scott LaMontagne, Portia Manangazira, Joan Marembo, Colline Chigodo, Coscar Zvamashakwe, Emma Tshuma, Evelyn Marima, Kenneth Chindedza, Ernest Ndlela, Jessica Mooney

Integration of other services with human papillomavirus vaccination; lessons from earlier in the life course highlight the need for new policy and implementation evidence
Authors: Christopher Morgan, Mary Rose Giattas, Taylor Holroyd, Anne Pfitzer, Danielle Engel, Anissa Sidibe, Megan Holloway, Paul Bloem, Rebecca Fields, Lora Shimp, Somesh Kumar

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