HPV on the Rise Amongst Teenagers: Many Teenagers Aren’t Getting the HPV Vaccine

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HPV on the Rise Amongst Teenagers: Many Teenagers Arent Getting the HPV Vaccine. Nancy Kotowski Superintendent Monterey County Schools. Laura Villasenor HPV Vaccine Advocate. The Problem. Many teenagers arent getting the HPV Vaccine - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


<p>HPV on t</p> <p>HPV on the Rise Amongst Teenagers:</p> <p>Many Teenagers Arent Getting the HPV VaccineLaura VillasenorHPV Vaccine AdvocateNancy KotowskiSuperintendent Monterey County Schools</p> <p>1The ProblemMany teenagers arent getting the HPV VaccineThe genital human papilloma virus also known as HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection amongst teenagers (CDC, 2013). Only about half of US girls being vaccinated with at least 1 dose of the vaccine by age 17 years (Voelker, 2013). </p> <p>2Causes Lack of awarenessCostParents are against vaccineDoctors aren't recommending it</p> <p>Retrieved from http://sebdermatitis.net/faq/what-are-the-seborrheic-dermatitis-causes/</p> <p>3EffectsGenital warts (CDC, 2013)Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) (CDC, 2013)Cervical cancer (CDC, 2013)Genital cancers (CDC, 2013)Infect other people with HPV (CDC, 2013)</p> <p>Retrieved from http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/08/30/mexico-to-give-hpv-vaccine-to-all-girls-from-2012/</p> <p>4SolutionsRetrieved from http://tutzone.org/reasons-why-education-is-important/</p> <p>Schools need to educate students &amp; parents</p> <p>Require doctors to offer and educate on the importance of the vaccine</p> <p>5Conclusion &amp; RecommendationsAwareness Sex education classesSchools and doctors should educate teenagers and parents about resources available to cover costMore TV advertisements about the HPV vaccineDoctors should recommend the vaccine during doctor visits and educate parents on the importance of the vaccine</p> <p>Retrieved from http://www.health.umd.edu/hpv</p> <p>6References Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2012). CDC Telebriefing on HPV Prevalence among Young Women Following HPV Vaccination Introduction in the United States, NHANES, 2003-2010. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2013/t0619-hpv-vaccinations.htmlCenters for Disease Control and Prevention. (2013). Diseases and the Vaccines that Prevent Them. Retrieved fromhttp://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/hpv/downloads/dis-HPV-color-office.pdfPlanned Parenthood. (2013). HPV Vaccine. Retrieved from http://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-topics/stds-hiv-safer-sex/hpv-vaccine-19345.htmSopracordevole, F., Cigolot, F., Gardonio, V., Di Giuseppe, J., Boselli, F., et al. (2012). Teenagers' Knowledge about HPV Infection and HPV Vaccination in the First Year of the Public Vaccination Programme. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology &amp; Infectious Diseases, 31(9), 2319-2325.Voelker, R. (2013). HPV vaccination appears stalled. JAMA, 310(11), 1114.Zimmerman, R. (2013). CDC: Many U.S. Girls Not Getting HPV Vaccine despite Its Effectiveness. Retrieved from http://commonhealth.wbur.org/2013/07/cdc-many-u-s-girls-not-getting-hpv-vaccine-despite-its-effectiveness</p> <p>7Thank you</p> <p>8</p>