Grant ID PP230033
Awarded On February 15, 2023
Title All for Them Texas: A multifaceted dissemination and implementation approach to increase HPV vaccination
Program Prevention
Award Mechanism Dissemination of CPRIT-Funded Cancer Control Interventions
Institution/Organization The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Principal Investigator/Program Director Paula Cuccaro
Cancer Sites HPV-related
Contracted Amount $449,959
Lay Summary

Need: The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can protect against infection with HPV types that cause anogenital and oropharyngeal cancers. Despite the safety and efficacy of the HPV vaccine to protect against these types of cancers, vaccination rates among adolescents are well below the Healthy People 2030 goal of 80% series completion. Availability and implementation of adolescent immunizations in alternative settings, such as schools, can increase vaccination rates, particularly among underserved populations. However, schools often face barriers in implementing immunization programs. All for Them (AFT) is a multilevel multicomponent program that comprises three synergistic evidence-based s...

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