HPV Vaccine

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  • Thank you for joining us in learning more about the HPV vaccine. We hope you find this information useful and share it with others who may benefit.
  • HPV Vaccine

    1. 1. HPV Vaccine …all you need to know http://www.flickr.com/photos/peretzpup/1659256137 /
    2. 2. What is HPV? <ul><li>Virus </li></ul><ul><li>Highly prevalent </li></ul><ul><li>Cause of cervical cancer </li></ul>http:// www.cdc.gov/std/HPV/STDFact-HPV.htm http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/clipart/results.aspx?qu=health&sc=20
    3. 3. Transmission <ul><li>Sexual contact </li></ul><ul><li>Often asymptomatic </li></ul>http:// www.cdc.gov/std/HPV/STDFact-HPV.htm http://www.flickr.com/photos/thehutch/2465022392/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/celinesphotographer/2551535836/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/lizzievengeance/1794707997/
    4. 4. Cervical Cancer <ul><li>Can result from HPV infection </li></ul><ul><li>Can be prevented </li></ul><ul><li>Annual screening is crucial </li></ul>http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/cervical http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/clipart/default.aspx
    5. 5. Protect Yourself <ul><li>Abstinence </li></ul><ul><li>Condoms </li></ul><ul><li>Pap test </li></ul><ul><li>HPV Vaccine </li></ul>http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/cervical http://www.flickr.com/photos/fortinbras/1393237587/
    6. 6. Gardasil® <ul><li>Cervical Cancer vaccine </li></ul><ul><li>Made by Merck & Co. </li></ul><ul><li>FDA approved in 2006 </li></ul>http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/news/2006/new01385.html http://www.flickr.com/photos/kelseyp/492192161/
    7. 7. Current Recommendations <ul><li>Who: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Females aged 11 and 12 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Females aged 13 to 26 years </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 shots over the course of 6 months </li></ul></ul>Source: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/hpv/default.htm
    8. 8. Benefits of Vaccination <ul><li>Why get vaccinated? </li></ul>Source: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/hpv/hpv-vacsafe-effic.htm
    9. 9. Barriers to Vaccination <ul><li>Why NOT? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inconvenience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents & STDs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reported problems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concerns over duration of protection </li></ul></ul>Source: http://www.cnn.com/2008/HEALTH/conditions/10/09/gardasil.teenagers/index.html#cnnSTCText http://www.cnn.com/2008/HEALTH/conditions/07/07/cervical.cancer.vaccine/index.html#cnnSTCText http://www.newsweek.com/id/115329/page/1 Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/donutgirl/1232785215/ =?
    10. 10. Responses to Barriers <ul><li>Manufacturer – Merck </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ad campaigns </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Medical </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AAP, ACOG </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FDA, CDC </li></ul></ul>Source: http://www.fda.gov/consumer/updates/gardasil092908.html http://www.aap.org/healthtopics/immunizations.cfm http://www.cdc.gov/ncird/progbriefs/downloads/vfc.pdf http://www.newsweek.com/id/115329/page/1 http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1816503,00.html Photo: http://katebornstein.typepad.com/kate_bornsteins_blog/health/
    11. 11. Future Directions <ul><li>International use </li></ul><ul><li>Increased vaccination coverage in U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Vaccine for males </li></ul>Source: http://pub.ucsf.edu/today/cache/feature/200802291.html http://www.cnn.com/2008/HEALTH/conditions/10/09/gardasil.teenagers/index.html#cnnSTCText http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_2008_March_19/ai_n24928602 http://www.path.org/projects/accp.php
    12. 12. Want to learn more? <ul><li>Check out our blog… </li></ul><ul><li>http://cervicalcancersmarts.wordpress.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>… and our social networking site… </li></ul><ul><li>http://cervicalcancersmarts.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>… to learn more and share your thoughts on all things HPV-related. </li></ul>

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