Human papillomavirus (HPV)

What is Human Papillomavirus (HPV)?

This is a virus that spreads through sexual contact. HPV is so common that almost everyone will be infected with the virus at some point in their lives. The most effective time to prevent the infection is before children become sexually active.

Who needs HPV Vaccination?

  • All 9-12-year-old boys and girls need two doses of the HPV vaccine to protect against cancers caused by HPV infections. • All young adult women up to 26 years and young men up to 21 year should get HPV vaccination, if they did not get vaccinated when younger

Why you need HPV Vaccine?

  • HPV can cause Cervical cancer ; Vulvar cancer ; Vaginal cancer Anal cancer ; Penile cancer ; Oropharyngeal cancer • The HPV vaccine is the best prevention against HPV. • HPV vaccination provides safe, effective, and long-lasting protection.