Information campaign about HPV vaccination on the behalf of the Danish Health Authority, the Danish Cancer Society and the Danish Medical Association
Denmark is that country in the Nordic region with the highest incidence of cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is caused by infection with HPV, which in some cases lead to dysplasia, which in worst case can cause cervical cancer. A vaccine, which can prevent 90 % of all cases of cervical cancer, has been develop and since January 2009 HPV vaccination has been part of the childhood vaccination programme for girls in Denmark. Unfortunately, the number of HPV vaccinated girls fell drastically in 2015, and based on this, the Danish Parliament allocated budget for a campaign with the aim of increasing the number of vaccinated girls.