Many countries, including the US, have struggled with messaging to the public and policy makers about the safety and effectiveness of the HPV vaccine. Many people are also unaware that it can prevent six types of cancer. As a result, uptake of, and adherence to, the HPV vaccine have been low worldwide.

The Global HPV Cancer Free program will:

  • Engage with global partners to develop consistent messaging to frame HPV vaccination as cancer prevention
  • Strengthen capacity of country partners to develop and rollout effective education and communication programs to promote the HPV vaccine
  • Motivate cancer partners to take the lead in bringing together innovative partnerships to make the HPV vaccine routine cancer prevention

Current programs and findings: