In accordance with NGI-TAG standard operating procedure, the Nigeria Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NGITAG) which was established in 2015 was assigned the responsibility of reviewing the previous recommendation on HPV vaccine dosing (consideration of the 1-dose regimen as against the 2-dose schedule).  The HPV Working Group was assigned the responsibility to systematically analyze all relevant scientific information to aid the nation in decision-making about the introduction of the HPV vaccination.

“Should the single dose of Gardasil-4 HPV vaccine be introduced into Nigeria's routine immunization (RI) schedule rather than the previously advised two doses?”.

  • Recommendation
  • Africa
  • Nigeria
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)