Vaccinating Europe to protect against HPV cancers



HPV is a very common sexually transmitted virus that affects both the male and female population.  

Gender-neutral HPV vaccination is one of the flagship commitments of Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan.

PROTECT-EUROPE is an EU4Health Project that champions gender-neutral vaccination programme in EU Member States to provide protection for everyone against cancers caused by HPV e.g. cervical, anal, penile, vaginal, vulval and oropharyngeal. 

ECO is coordinating this EU Project under the EU4Health Programme 2021-2027 and leading the project communication, dissemination and exploitation efforts in consultation with other 33 project partners. 

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The project provides Member States with guidance on:
  • Communication on HPV vaccination between clinicians and young people and their parents/caregivers
  • Developing effective public health messaging on HPV vaccination aimed at young people and their parents/caregivers
  • Proposing innovations that improve uptake (e.g. bundling adolescent vaccines)
In the News:

The first issue of the PROTECT-EUROPE newsletter is now out! Click here to read it.

Newsletter Issue One


Introducing the PROTECT-EUROPE Steering Committee and Advisory Board, a wide range of experts providing guidance and direction for the project. Click on the picture below to read more.

Meet the Advisory Board

The project's Values- Based Framework, defining the core values sitting at the heart of the project's work, has been published and is accessible by clicking on the picture below.

 Values Based Framework

What People Have to Say About PROTECT-EUROPE: 

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