HPV vaccination for boys covered by the statutory health insurance

Human Papillomaviruses (HPV) are found in men and women worldwide. Human being is its sole natural resevoir. It is transmitted by sexual contact and accounts for one of the most common sexual transmitted diseases. Two HPV-subtypes belong to the low-risk group causing genital warts. Further 12 high-risk HPV-subtypes are able to transform lesion on the infected site into malignant cancer. It can become cervix carcinoma in female, and penis, anus and oral carcinoma in male.

From 30th November 2018 HPV vaccination cost for boys from the age of 9 to 14 years is covered by the statutory health insurance scheme as it has already been in force for girls. Please contact us for further Information.