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Perceptions of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination of Adolescent Schoolgirls in Western Uganda and Their Implications for Acceptability of HPV Vaccination: A Qualitative Study

Perceptions of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination of Adolescent Schoolgirls in Western Uganda and Their Implications for Acceptability of HPV Vaccination: A Qualitative Study

Author: 
Andrew Kampikaho Turiho
Elialilia Sarikieli Okello
Wilson Winstons Muhwezi
Anne Ruhweza Katahoire
Publication Date
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Affiliation: 

Makerere University

Conducted nearly 5 years after the initial human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination of adolescent schoolgirls in Ibanda district, Uganda, this qualitative study explored the community's initial reactions to the vaccinations, how they changed over time, and the implications of their perceptions for acceptability of HPV vaccination of adolescent girls in the district.

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BMC Research Notes (2017) 10:431. DOI 10.1186/s13104-017-2749-8. Image credit: Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) Corp.

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