Slovenia could be one of the first European countries to eliminate cervical cancer. It has already achieved the target cancer screening rate and pre-cancer treatment rate. Raising the HPV vaccination rate remains elusive.
The WHO goal is 90% of girls getting vaccinated before the age of 15.
Vaccination is free for children in the 6th grade of primary school.

Foto: MMC RTV SLO/s. c.
Foto: MMC RTV SLO/s. c.