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On the implications of desexualizing vaccines against sexually transmitted diseases: Health policy challenges in a multicultural society

Abstract:

Two vaccines against sexually transmitted infections are included in many national vaccination programs: Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) vaccine and Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine. The trajectories of the implementation of these two programs were marked by differences in the way the sexual context of risk was communicated to the public. These trajectories fluctuated between full accounts of the sexual nature of the infection and attempts to desexualize the vaccines. Vaccine desexualization can b...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s13584-017-0153-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
OSGA
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Israel Journal of Health Policy Research Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
30
Pages:
1-12
Publication date:
2017-07-01
Acceptance date:
2017-05-12
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ISSN:
2045-4015
Pmid:
28666469
Source identifiers:
713451
Language:
English
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pubs:713451
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uuid:6369378f-2f7c-417a-8fe4-7892a57bc0f5
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pubs:713451
Deposit date:
2018-05-10

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