IPVS Mentorship Program – applications open

Following the success of the 1st edition of the IPVS Mentorship Program, the application process is open again for both potential mentees and mentors. The purpose of the IPVS mentorship program is to support the new generation of PV investigators. It offers one-to-one mentoring support to early career IPVS members. The program may include career development/advice, skills building, […]

The International Papillomavirus Society Mourns the Loss of Harald zur Hausen

The International Papillomavirus Society is deeply saddened by the passing of Harald zur Hausen, a renowned scientist and Nobel Laureate in Medicine. His ground-breaking contributions to the field of tumor virology have had a profound impact on the lives of millions of people around the world. Harald zur Hausen’s discovery of the link between human […]

JSOG/IPVS media symposium

The International Papillomavirus Society (IPVS) and the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology organised a joint media symposium in Tokyo, Japan on March 31st, 2023. The event was called “Communication of safety and effectiveness of HPV vaccines”. You can access the description and the recording in Japanese here ->

2023 Maurice Hilleman award

Discover who the winner of the 2023 Maurice Hilleman award is. >> Watch the interview here <<

Press release April 21, 2023

Global policy dialogue in Washington DC during IPVC 2023 emphasized call to action to eliminate cervical cancer. >> Read the press release here <<

High level panel event 2023

The International Papillomavirus Society (IPVS) invites you to participate in our live and free webinar on Friday, March 3rd, 2023 to commemorate International HPV Awareness Day Campaign 2023 and to celebrate the mobilization of effort around the world to eliminate HPV related cancer. Friday, March 3rd 2023 at 16:00-17:00 CET Topic: One Less Worry – […]

IPVS travel scholarships to IPVC 2023

IPVS travel scholarships are made available for IPVC 2023 (April 17-21, 2023 in Washington DC, USA) through support by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. These travel grants are exclusively for participants from low- and lower-middle income countries. Application deadline: November 3rd, 2022 >> Find out more <<

IPVC 2023 – Important announcement

Due to the current COVID19-related travel restrictions in Japan, the 35th International Papillomavirus Conference (IPVC 2023) will be relocated to Washington DC, USA, from Monday, April 17 to Friday, April 21, 2023. READ THE OFFICIAL STATEMENT HERE

IPVS Mentorship Program

IPVS has launched its Mentorship Program on 1st July. Early career and students, if you are looking for guidance on your career development or are hoping to build specific skills, become an IPVS member today and apply as a mentee to join the mentorship program. Several mentors are readily available. Find out more here

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 <<