Technical guidance on the Introduction of HPV vaccines in European Union countries – an update

Technical guidance

In January 2008, a panel of ECDC experts produced the Guidance for the introduction of HPV vaccines in EU countries. Since then, the European Union has come a long way: most countries have implemented national vaccination programmes for adolescent girls and a significant number have also introduced catch-up programmes for young women.



ECDC updates on human papillomavirus


Countering online vaccine misinformation in the EU/EEA

Technical report -


Guidance on HPV vaccination in EU countries: focus on boys, people living with HIV and 9-valent HPV vaccine introduction

Technical guidance -

Peer-Reviewed Publication

Human papillomavirus vaccination coverage, policies, and practical implementation across Europe

Feb 2020

Peer-Reviewed Publication

HPV vaccination in a context of public mistrust and uncertainty: a systematic literature review of determinants of HPV vaccine hesitancy in Europe

Jan 2019

Peer-Reviewed Publication

Are the Two Human Papillomavirus Vaccines Really Similar? A Systematic Review of Available Evidence: Efficacy of the Two Vaccines against HPV

Aug 2015