3245.0 HPV Vaccine and Cervical Cancer Policy Opportunities and Implications: Moving Beyond School Mandates

Monday, November 5, 2007: 12:30 PM
This panel will present statistics on the the human papillomavirus (HPV) and the new HPV vaccine. The session will present disparities in access and panelists will lay out policy questions and implications to address access issues for populations that will not benefit from school mandataes of the HPV vaccine for girls. The session will focus on ways to expand access to the HPV vaccine through other providers.
Session Objectives: By the end of this session participants will be able to: * Articulate the policy questions and implications regarding access to the HPV vaccine for girls * Describe the disparities in access to HPV among various populations * Define opportunities and barriers for providers in expanding access to the HPV vaccine.

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Organized by: Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus, Maternal and Child Health, HIV/AIDS