- Provide an overview of the health care systems and vaccination programs.
- Review the epidemiological situation of HPV infection and related diseases.
- Give an overview of the current prevention and control measures on HPV.
- Discuss the challenges and the progress achieved in HPV prevention.
- Review the possible implementation of new prevention strategies, control measures and monitoring systems.
- Discuss the successes, issues and barriers to overcome, and the way forward.
Background document (pdf, 14MB)
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
Session 1 Welcoming and review of the meeting objectives
Chairs: Robb Butler & Palle Valentiner-Branth
- 09:00 - 09:10 Welcome by Director of the Division of Health Emergencies and
Communicable Diseases (DEC)
Nedret Emiroglu, WHO EURO
- 09:10 – 09:20 Welcome and review of the meeting objectives and programme
Alex Vorsters, University of Antwerp
SESSION 2 The Danish Health Care System
SESSION 3 Epidemiology, burden of disease and surveillance
- 10:10 - 10:30 HPV surveillance (pdf, 1.1 MB)
Christian Munk, Danish Cancer Society (Denmark)
- 10:50 - 11:10 Questions & discussion.
- 11:10 - 11:30 Coffee break
Session 4 Prevention and control of HPV in Denmark
Chairs: Kate Cuschieri & Kåre Mølbak
- 11:50 - 12:10 Cervical cancer screening programmes in Denmark
Elsebeth Lynge, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
- 12:30 - 12:50 Questions & discussion
Chairs: Susan Wang & Scott Wittet
Session 5 Achievements and challenges in Denmark and lessons learnt
- 14:15 – 14:35 The case of POTS (pdf, 2. 8 MB)
Jesper Mehlsen, Bispebjerg Hospital, Frederiksberg (Denmark)
- 15:55 - 16:15 Danish Health Authority: possible efforts to increase HPV vaccine
Bolette Søborg, Danish National Board of Health (Denmark)
- 16:15 – 16:35 Coffee break
Chair and moderator: Margaret Stanley
- 16:35 - 17:35 Panel discussion.
Panel: Ulla Axelsen, Susanne Krûger Kjaer, Kåre Mølbak,
Jesper Mehlsen, Bolette Søborg, John Brodersen
- 17:35 – 17:45 Conclusions of the day
NOVEMBER 18, 2016
Session 6 Global achievements and challenges
Chairs: Emilie Karafillakis & Elsebeth Lynge
- 09:40 - 10:00 Questions & discussion
- 10:00 - 10:15 Coffee break
Session 7 The way forward
Chairs: Pierre Van Damme & Camilla Rosengaard Villumsen
- 10:15 - 11:15 The way forward in Denmark & lessons learnt for the rest of the world:
Discussion in working groups
- 11:15 - 12:15 The way forward in Denmark & lessons learnt for the rest of the world:
Plenary: results from the working groups
Session 8 Conclusions of the meeting
Chairs: Silvia de Sanjosé & Bolette Søborg