Research Projects

Knowledge, Attitude, and Behavioral and Social Factors Associated with the Uptake of HPV Vaccine Among the Girls Studying in the Educational Institutions of Bangladesh (HPV)
CoE-SISU
Year: 2023 - 2024
Organaisation: BRAC JPGSPH

This project aims to evaluate the knowledge, attitudes, and social and behavioural factors influencing the uptake of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among adolescent girls in Bangladesh. The findings are expected to provide valuable insights that will guide the adaptation and enhancement of the routine EPI vaccination program for HPV, ultimately aiding in the prevention of cervical cancer.

PI: Dr Humayra Binte Anwar

Co PI: Dr Sharmin Neelotpol, Assistant Professor of School of Pharmacy, BRAC University

Coordinator: Dr Humyra Shah

Objective:The primary objective of this project is to evaluate the knowledge, attitude, and social and behavioural factors influencing the uptake of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among adolescent girls in Bangladesh. The findings from this research endeavour are expected to offer valuable insights, guiding the adaptation and enhancement of the routine EPI vaccination program for HPV to prevent cervical cancer.

Methodology: Mixed method

Donor:

  • Research Seed Grant Initiative, BRAC University

Partner:

  • School of Pharmacy, BRAC University and EPI, Bangladesh