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Vaccinating girls and boys against human papillomavirus (HPV) prevents the development of several serious cancers and protects human lives
12.7.2018 Committee on Healthcare from the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic | More information...

As in most developed European countries, a vaccination programme against HPV has also been introduced in the Czech Republic. HPV vaccines are reimbursed from the public health insurance if the first dose is administered between ages 13 and 14. Both girls and boys can be vaccinated under this scheme.

Does HPV vaccination prevent the development of cervical cancer? Are there harms associated with being vaccinated?
9.5.2018 Cochrane Press Release | More information...

New evidence published in the Cochrane Library [1] shows that human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines protect against cervical lesions in young women, particularly in those who are vaccinated between the ages of 15 and 26. It also summarises findings on harms that have been assessed in randomised controlled trials.

New international project for innovation of cancer care in Europe
8.2.2018 | More information...

Improvement and innovation of cancer care and its availability to all citizens belongs to EU priorities in the area of public health. The INTENT project is one of the new contributions in this field, aiming to find solutions for innovative patient-centred cancer care.