Intended for healthcare professionals


Monitoring HPV vaccination programmes

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 24 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1666

Further information and acknowledgements

Background information from the UK Health Protection Agency on the
safety of HPV vaccines given in pregnancy can be found at the following

I gratefully acknowledge Dr. Julia Brotherton's contribution, and
also that of the following individuals in relation to confirmation of
specific points or review of a draft: Ms. Megan Smith, Prof. Ian Frazer
and Prof. Bruce Armstrong. I also wish to acknowledge personal
communication from Dr. Aleksandra Caric, consultant to the Department of
Immunization, Vaccines & Biologicals, World Health Organization, in
relation to the information considered by the WHO’s Global Advisory
Committee on Vaccine Safety (GACVS) in mid-2009.

Competing interests:
As described in the Editorial

Competing interests: No competing interests

25 March 2010
Karen Canfell
Sydney Rotary Research Fellow
Cancer Council NSW , Sydney, NSW 2011, Australia