HPV Free Task Force Meeting: Fall 2023

October 20th, 2023 8 – 10am on Zoom Meeting.

The Washington HPV Free Task Force hosts 3-4 meetings a year in additional to an annual educational event (the Washington HPV Free Roundtable) to dive deeper into topics related to increasing HPV vaccine rates and HPV-related cancer prevention. The next Task Force meeting will take place in February 2024.

Find the meeting information and materials from the October 20th meeting below:

Trouble accessing registration, the slides, or the recording? Please reach out to ic@withinreachwa.org.

About the Washington State HPV Task Force

Mission:  To increase human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates in Washington state and reduce the amount of HPV associated disease by engaging and supporting diverse partners and increasing knowledge about HPV and cancer prevention.

Vision: Washington State HPV Task Force aims for all preteens to complete
human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations to eliminate future HPV cancer

Goal: To attain a measurable reduction of HPV associated disease in Washington State by achieving 80% vaccination completion rate by age 13 by 2030.

Description: The Washington State HPV Task Force is a group of representatives from various sectors including: Federally Qualified Health Centers, managed care organizations/payors, hospitals, primary care providers, government, tribal
entities, and others involved in HPV vaccination and prevention. The task force membership includes: clinical care team, quality improvement staff, researchers, survivors, community members, and other partners.

Meetings are scheduled quarterly. Involvement may range from being placed on the distribution list to staying apprised of current information to participating in a committee or presenting at a meeting. You determine your level of participation.

Contact: If you would like to get involved or would like to learn more, please contact Katie Treend with the Washington Department of Health at Katie.Treend@doh.wa.gov.

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