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NHF reminds: HPV vaccination will protect your child from cancer

MedExpress Team

Piotr Wójcik

Published Sept. 22, 2023 10:05

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As of September 2, the 2-valent HPV vaccine is free for all children between the ages of 9 and 18, the National Health Fund headquarters reminds. Children of other ages than those covered by the program (that is, ages 9-11 and 14-18) can be vaccinated against HPV free of charge, the National Health Fund reminds. E-prescription of the preparation is issued by a primary care physician. The parent executes the e-prescription at the pharmacy and makes an appointment for the child to be vaccinated directly at the primary care clinic. At the appointment, the parent brings the vaccine received earlier from the pharmacy.

HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) is the name of the human papilloma virus. It is responsible for the incidence of cervical cancer, genital warts, as well as other cancers. HPV vaccinations are among preventive measures. They are designed to protect against diseases caused by the human papilloma virus, which ca...

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