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Informing Community: Horn of African HPV Resource Project

A community partnership that aims to achieve immunisation coverage for the high risk Horn of Africa Australia population who have low 4HPV immunisation coverage.

Project dates: 2015 - 2017

Grants and funding: GSK Public Health Association of Australia (National winner of the 2016 GSK / PHAA Immunisation Grant)

This project is carried out in partnership with Ogaden Community of Australia Inc.; CALD Sexual Health Consultant; Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health (CCEH); Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health (MCWH); Immunisation nurse City of Yarra; Horn of Africa Community leaders /Monash Health/FARRAP; CALD HPV Vaccine Program: Cancer Council Victoria; African Communities Foundation of Australia (ACFA); Immunisation Co-ordinator: City of Greater Dandenong;  CUHK Public Health,  Auckland University of Technology. 

Key People

  • Margaret Heffernan