Expanded programme on immunization

Regional Workshop on Cervical Cancer Control and HPV Vaccination

28-30 November 2011 - Manila, Philippines

Objectives

  • To review progress in establishing cervical cancer control programmes and assess capacity and preparedness for HPV vaccination in low- and middle-income countries in the Western Pacific Region;
  • To provide technical updates on cervical cancer screening, HPV vaccination, related cost effectiveness and impact analyses, and delivery, monitoring and surveillance systems;
  • To share experiences and lessons learnt by countries with successful programmes; and
  • To use technical updates and lessons learnt to develop country-specific action plans to determine the role of HPV vaccination (priority, feasibility and sustainability), to prepare for HPV vaccine introduction, or to strengthen HPV vaccination programme monitoring and evaluation where already introduced.

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