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Analysis Making Multisectoral Collaboration Work

Human papillomavirus immunisation of adolescent girls: improving coverage through multisectoral collaboration in Malaysia

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4602 (Published 07 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4602

Primum non nocere?

In the light of persistent and mounting concerns should we not rather be considering whether these programmes ought to continue?

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Competing interests: No competing interests

11 December 2018
John Stone
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