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HPV - it's time to vaccinate boys too

Posted by Peter Baker on April 2, 2015 at 11:18 1 Comment

It’s time boys were included in HPV vaccination programmes, most of which currently target girls only. A start has been made – gender-neutral vaccination is already happening in Austria, Australia, the United States and parts of Canada. The…

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Currently - Measles in Belgrade

Posted by Predrag Kon on April 10, 2015 at 16:53 0 Comments

In last five months we had 90 registered laboratory confirmed cases of measles in Belgrade. Last time we had this number was during the years of the last decade of the 20.century, but then it was still a childhood disease. Today our registered…

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Still many measles outbreaks in Germany

Posted by Stephanie Buck & Birte Bödeker on April 9, 2015 at 11:22 1 Comment

The Robert Koch Institute (the central federal institution for disease control and prevention in Germany, RKI) is looking forward to support the 10th European Immunization Week. This event is a great opportunity to bring the important…

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Nurses: Key Players for a World Free from Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Posted by Stephanie Gee on April 8, 2015 at 15:45 0 Comments

How far would you carry your child to protect them from a deadly disease?  I suspect quite far. A number of years ago I was working as a medical aid worker following a large earthquake in the mountains of Pakistan when we unexpectedly found…

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HPV - it's time to vaccinate boys too

It’s time boys were included in HPV vaccination programmes, most of which currently target girls only. A start has been made – gender-neutral vaccination is already happening in Austria, Australia, the United States and parts of Canada. The vaccination of boys will also start soon in Israel and is now recommended in Switzerland. But HPV does not respect national borders. The European Men’s Health Forum (EMHF) believes this very common but also nasty and…See More
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Peter Baker posted a blog post

HPV - it's time to vaccinate boys too

It’s time boys were included in HPV vaccination programmes, most of which currently target girls only. A start has been made – gender-neutral vaccination is already happening in Austria, Australia, the United States and parts of Canada. The vaccination of boys will also start soon in Israel and is now recommended in Switzerland. But HPV does not respect national borders. The European Men’s Health Forum (EMHF) believes this very common but also nasty and…See More
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A blog post by Predrag Kon was featured

Currently - Measles in Belgrade

In last five months we had 90 registered laboratory confirmed cases of measles in Belgrade. Last time we had this number was during the years of the last decade of the 20.century, but then it was still a childhood disease. Today our registered cases were mostly among people 30-39 years of age and 20-29 years of age. We need to improve our immunization outreach and give all answers to worried parents, especially about MMR vaccine. During 2014. the immunization coverage of MMR vaccination fell on…See More
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Media attention to measles outbreaks - will it bring change?

Started by WHO/Europe in Sample Title. Last reply by Predrag Kon Apr 11. 5 Replies

In a press release today, the WHO Regional Office for Europe called on policy-makers, health care workers and parents to immediately step up vaccination against measles across age groups at risk  (…Continue

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