Lesson Learned During Data Collection: Triangulation of Data Collection Sources is Vital

Adolescents living with HIV are advised to get the HPV vaccine to lower their risk of HPV-related problems, such as cervical cancer. My research study is being conducted to investigate the uptake of HPV vaccination among HIV adolescent girls attending ART clinics, as there is limited data on HIV-positive adolescents. To understand HIV-positive young peoples’ […]

Community Engagement Before Health Research is a MUST

As the mother of an adolescent girl who could benefit from the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, and as a medical provider in Uganda, it pains me greatly to see other parents refusing to vaccinate their children because of myths and misconceptions that are spread in the community. With the HPV vaccine, this includes the belief […]