Recorded: EIP 2015 ● Language: English ● Duration: 23 minutes Topic: Adolescent Medicine


Speaker: SHARON HANLEY, Cancer Epidemiologist and Assistant, Professor, Department of Women’s Health Medicine, Hokkaido University, Japan

  Learning Objectives: At the end of the Session participants will: (1) understand the concept and determinants of vaccine hesitancy and the multi-component interventions available to address this problem; (2) learn the political, socio-cultural and health system factors that have led to the continued suspension of proactive recommendations for HPV Vaccination in Japan; and (3) understand the possible strategies to avoid a repeat of the Japanese HPV Vaccination crisis by referring to countries with successful HPV vaccination programmes who faced and overcame similar issues.