completed
ACTIVE BETWEEN: 2016-2019

GARDASIL – Peru, CerviCusco

A partnership to administer an HPV vaccination program in Cusco, Peru.
SGDS CONTRIBUTING TO:
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MEMBER COMPANIES:
Local NGOs 1
Objectives
  • To demonstrate the feasibility and acceptability of reaching this population with HPV vaccine and as a model for reaching other similar populations.

MSD* worked with CerviCusco, Direct Relief and the Peru Ministry of Health on an HPV vaccination program in Cusco, Peru. CerviCusco is a clinic for specialized medical care in the prevention and detection of cervical cancer in women from the underserved mountainous region of Cusco. As of early 2018, CerviCusco had nearly completed vaccinating an expected total of over 30,000 persons with GARDASILĀ® [Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent (Types 6, 11, 16, and 18) Vaccine, Recombinant].

*MSD is known as Merck & Co., Inc. in the United States & Canada

Geographic Reach
  • Americas
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Disease Area
  • Infectious and Parasitic Disease
  • Non-communicable diseases
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Target Population
  • Women
  • Rural populations
Partner organizations
Local NGOs
CerviCusco

CerviCusco, with support from Merck and in coordination with the local ministry of health, is responsible for all aspects of program implementation.

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