1. Priority must be given to re-establishing the high uptake of national immunisation programmes including the school-based human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme.
2. HPV catch-up vaccination is recommended for unvaccinated females and males under the age of 25 years. Second level students and females under the age of 25 years should be prioritised.
3. HPV vaccination is recommended for unvaccinated females under the age of 45 years within 48 months following treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 1 (CIN1) or higher.
These recommendations reflect a dynamic vaccination programme strategy. Scientific evidence about HPV vaccines is evolving and being refined. Recommendations may be updated when more information becomes available.
- Human papillomavirus (HPV)