High time to invest in scaling up HPV vaccination: study

Comprehensive investment in vaccinations against human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer screening and treatment can yield substantial socio-economic returns and eliminate the disease in Vietnam.

Cervical cancer caused by HPV is a major public health concern worldwide, including in Vietnam. In 2018, cervical cancer was the sixth most common cancer among Vietnamese women, with nearly 4,200 new cases and 2,420 deaths.

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