From non school-based, co-payment to school-based, free Human Papillomavirus vaccination in Flanders (Belgium): A retrospective cohort study describing vaccination coverage, age-specific coverage and socio-economic inequalities

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Lefevere, Eva ; Theeten, Heidi ; Hens, Niel ; De Smet, Frank ; Top, Geert ; Van Damme, Pierre (2015)
  • Publisher: OXFORD
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.07.088
  • Subject: HPV vaccination; School; Co-payment; Coverage; Age-specific coverage; Socio-economic inequalities; Belgium

School-based, free HPV vaccination for girls in the first year of secondary school was introduced in Flanders (Belgium) in 2010. Before that, non school-based, co-payment vaccination for girls aged 12-18 was in place. We compared vaccination coverage, age-specific cover... View more
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