The National AHEC Organization received funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for a project to provide education to health professionals regarding the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Selected AHEC entities in all 50 states will work to increase awareness as well as train health professionals about the HPV vaccine, in an overall effort to increase HPV vaccination rates.
View educational webinars, handouts and more.Resources for Health Professionals
View a list of those currently participating in the program. One AHEC entity per state has been selected to carry out state and local HPV project training activities. Each state will work closely with HPV Regional Coordinators to develop contact with immunization organizations, provide continuing education to health professionals and distribute promotional messages.Project Resources
Greater Valley AHEC (GVAHEC) in Arizona hosted an in-person viewing of the NAO webinar, “HPV-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer and Survivors’ Experiences of Treatment-Related Toxicity” at the University of Arizona-Phoenix campus April 25. Immediately following the webinar, the AHEC lead an inter-professional guided discussion attended by fourth-year undergraduate and graduate level health professions students from the University of Arizona and Arizona State University.Learn More | Regional Success Stories
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View resources for participating AHECs.Webinars