HPV vax for older women

Australia audits show low uptake among women aged 27-45

For women coming out of long-term relationships, the HPV vaccination may offer real protection.

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Recent studies suggest the Australian HPV vaccination program for adolescent girls and young women is already starting to show clear benefits.

A reduction in clinical genital papilloma in the vaccinated population has been observed, with the first signs of a downturn in high-grade epithelial lesions in younger women.1,2

However, the benefits of vaccinating older women long after sexual debut remain uncertain.

A recent audit examining the