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HPV vaccination in Japan

This month (April 2022), Japan reintroduced HPV vaccination. Read IPVS statement on the resumption of the Japanese Ministry of Health officially promoting HPV vaccination in Japan >> IPVS statement <<  

International HPV Awareness Day (IHAD) Campaign 2022 Report

The IPVS Campaign Committee is pleased to share the International HPV Awareness Day Campaign 2022 Report. The ‘One Less Worry’ campaign theme has been well-received and together we have made impressive strides forward in global impact. The report includes key results on what was achieved in the weeks around March 4th, some of the success […]

Anal Cancer Awareness Day

For Anal Cancer Awareness Day, we asked Dr. Joel Palefsky, Principal Investigator of the ANCHOR study if he thinks anal cancer needs its own awareness day. Read the interview to get a few of his insights about this specific type of HPV cancer. -> INTERVIEW <-  

News release on March 4th

On March 4th, for the International HPV Awareness Day, a news release was published by IPVS: “Scientific leaders signal major breakthroughs in elimination of human papillomavirus (HPV) related cancer”. Read through the news release here: IPVS News Release March 4th  

Time To Act – Don’t let Covid-19 stop you from tackling Cancer

On World Health Day, April 7th, the European Cancer Organization (ECO)  announced the Time to Act Campaign: Don’t let COVID-19 stop you from tackling cancer. As a member society of ECO, IPVS fully supports the Time to Act Campaign and encourages IPVS members to provide resources linked to COVID & Cancer to ECO. You may […]

Ticking time bomb: Medical expert warns thousands could die from HPV prevention programming interrupted by Covid

PRESS RELEASE 28 February 2021 On International HPV Awareness Day, 4 March, the International Papillomavirus Society (IPVS) is calling for women to urgently attend delayed HPV appointments and for all interrupted services to re-start as thousands continue to miss out on vital HPV care due to COVID HPV (human papillomavirus) is the virus ‘we can beat’: […]

HPV Awareness Campaign 2021 is LIVE!

  International HPV Awareness Day is March 4th. Organisations around the world are preparing events and activities in their countries to raise public awareness and understanding of HPV, a virus we have the knowledge and tools to beat. Let’s stop HPV and eliminate HPV-related cancer. Find out more about Campaign 2021 and the information available […]

IPVS endorses WHO Call to Action to Eliminate Cervical Cancer

Today, November 17th, 2020, at the close of the 73rd World Health Assembly of the World Health Organisation [WHO], the resolution to make cervical cancer a rare disease and the official launch of the global elimination strategy to make that happen will occur. Cervical cancer is caused by HPV.  We have the tools to eliminate […]

IPVC 2020 Congress Report

Read about the first virtual conference of IPVS in this special edition newsletter IPVC 2020 Congress Report

COVID-19 Won’t Be the Last (or Worst) Pandemic: It’s Time to Build Resilience Into Our Cervical Cancer Elimination Goals

          October 2020 We’ve seen how the COVID-19 pandemic has sidelined other important healthcare topics like HPV and cervical cancer prevention.  We can learn from this situation. This month in the Journal Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (JOGC),  IPVS Board of Director member Dr. Marc Steben, along with Teresa Norris (President […]