Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus and Estimation of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Effectiveness in Thimphu, Bhutan, in 2011–2012 and 2018 A Cross-sectional Study

Annals of Internal Medicine
1 December 2020 Volume 173, Issue 11
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Original Research
Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus and Estimation of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Effectiveness in Thimphu, Bhutan, in 2011–2012 and 2018 A Cross-sectional Study
Iacopo Baussano, MD, Ugyen Tshomo, MD, Vanessa Tenet, MSc, Daniëlle A.M. Heideman, PhD, … et al.
In 2010, Bhutan implemented a nationwide human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program targeting girls aged 12 to 18 years. This analysis examined the prevalence of HPV in 2011–2012 and 2018 and estimated vaccine effectiveness by using data from a single city.