Doctors' and Parents' Perspectives on Communication Regarding the HPV Vaccination in Bulgaria Print

 

 Elitsa Dimitrova, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

 Yulia Panayotova, Health Psychology Research Center

 Anna Alexandrova-Karamanova, Health Psychology Research Center

 Irina Todorova, Northeastern University

 Abstract

Decisions for HPV vaccination depends on the effective dialog between provider and patient, as well as on social network and family support.  In Bulgaria, a country without an organized program for cervical screening and vaccination, the topic of HPV vaccination has recently been receiving increased public recognition and local meanings of vaccinations are emerging.