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School-based human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination for children aged 12 to 13 years

School-based human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination for children aged 12 to 13 years

New resources are available for parents, students and health care providers to support uptake of the HPV (Human Papillomavirus) vaccine in school-based immunisation programs during the 2019 school year.

This new campaign targets social and online channels addressing the benefits and importance of receiving the HPV vaccine, discussing safety concerns and ensuring consent forms are signed and returned to schools.

The following communication materials have been developed and are hosted on the Department of Health’s immunisation website at health.gov.au/immunisation:

Consumers: