Preventing cancer is better than treating it.
Coverage in countries that introduced HPV vaccine in the national immunisation programme, by 21 July 2017
49% or less
75% or greater
Brotherton JM, Bloem PN, Population based HPV vaccination programs are safe and effective: 2017 update and the impetus for achieving better global coverage Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology (2017), doi: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2017.08.010.
In UK, all girls aged
Can get the HPV vaccine free from the National Health Service (NHS).
In the US
Parents are choosing to get the HPV vaccine for their children aged 13–17 years.