[:es]Vacuna de Virus de Papiloma Humano en el mundo y en Colombia. ¿Por qué tan difícil?[:]

HPV

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Por: Carlos Jose Castro E.

Recuperar la confianza en la seguridad y la eficacia de la vacuna del VPH es de vital importancia para prevenir y eliminar el cáncer de cuello uterino que mata cerca de 300,000 mujeres anualmente alrededor del mundo. Es una obligación moral promover la vacunación de VPH. Evitará miles de muertes prematuras en el mundo.[:en]

By: Diego Rosselli

As every student in a health economics introductory course learns in the first few days, healthcare provision is a very atypical market. Demand for healthcare behaves in all sorts of particular ways. To quote the Economics Nobel prize winner Kenneth Arrow in his 1963 seminal paper: “The most obvious distinguishing characteristics of an individual’s demand for medical services is that it is not steady in origin as, for example, for food or clothing, but irregular and unpredictable.” (1)[:]