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The National HPV Vaccination Program is extremely important, and is likely to significantly reduce the burden of cervical cancer and other HPV-related illnesses in Australia.

Immunisation nurses, immunisation coordinators, GPs and other health professionals all influence the uptake of the HPV vaccine in Australia, both in the school-based National Immunisation Program and in the primary care setting.

Browse the links on the left to find useful information for health professionals about the HPV vaccine, and maximising immunisation coverage.

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The National HPV Vaccination Program is likely to significantly reduce the burden of cervical cancer and other HPV-related illnesses in Australia.

Design and partial content reproduced with the kind permission of the New Zealand Ministry of Health.

The HPV vaccine is a prescription medicine. Medicines have benefits and risks. After reading this website, talk to your doctor about the benefits and risks of this vaccine and to check eligibility.

Females who have had the HPV vaccine still need regular Pap tests.