Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: The intervention was based on the Health Belief Model (HBM). According to HBM, a person’s health behaviour can be explained by individual beliefs regarding health actions. School nurses delivered 30 min face-to-face structured information about HPV, including cancer risks and HPV prevention, by propagating condom use and HPV vaccination

Study Results: Increased beliefs about primary prevention of HPV, and increased HPV vaccination rates

Reference: Grandahl M, Rosenblad A, Stenhammar C (2016) School-based intervention for the prevention of HPV among adolescents: a cluster randomised controlled study BMJ Open 6, :e009875. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009875

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good