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5/13/2013 - Cervical Cancer Vaccines will Be Available for $4.50 in Poor Nations
Pharmaceutical companies Merck and GlaxoSmithKline will provide cervical cancer vaccines for as little $4.50 a dose in poor countries to fight high rates of deaths from cervical cancer....

9/8/2009 - Berlin Conference Issues Call to Action
The NGO Forum on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Development held in Berlin last week issued a Berlin Call to Action urging immediate and international action to improve women's health and access to resources....

7/23/2009 - Mexico City Provides Free HPV Vaccination
The Mexican City government has launched a free Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination campaign to reduce cervical cancer rates....

10/1/2008 - New Requirement Says Immigrant Women Must Receive HPV Vaccination
A new Federal Immigration Authorities mandate requires immigrant women ages 11 to 26 seeking permanent residence to be vaccinated against the Human Papillomavirus....

3/28/2008 - China Establishes Free Cervical Cancer Screening Centers
China's Ministry of Health launched the second phase of a program last week that will give 200,000 Chinese women free screening for cervical cancer....

11/15/2007 - New HPV Vaccine In Clinical Trials
Clinical trials began in Australia and New Zealand on Monday for a new HPV vaccination that researchers believe will protect against 90% of the HPV strains that are linked to cervical cancer, as well as most cases of genital warts....

3/15/2007 - Texas House Votes to Overturn Mandatory HPV Vaccine Policy
The Texas House of Representatives voted yesterday to pass a bill that would overturn Governor Rick Perry's (R) executive order mandating that all girls entering sixth grade be vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV)....

9/29/2006 - HPV Vaccine to Launch in Europe by End of Year
Merck, maker of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil, has announced it will be partnering with the French drug company Sanofi-Aventis to release the HPV vaccine in Europe before the end of the year....

5/6/2005 - Vaccines Show Promise in Eliminating Cervical Cancer
Early vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) could vastly reduce the incidence of cervical cancer, and two vaccines are nearing the point of regulatory approval....

8/27/2003 - HPV Language In AIDS Bill Could Discourage Condom Use
The Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) issued a report earlier this month accusing the Bush Administration of distorting data on the link between condoms and HPV to try to promote its abstinence-only agenda and to discourage condom use....

5/14/2003 - Global AIDS Bill Moves to Senate
The AIDS funding bill recently passed by the US House of Representatives will move directly to the Senate floor for debate this week, bypassing a Senate HIV/AIDS bill, which is currently in committee....