|Doctors' and Parents' Perspectives on Communication Regarding the HPV Vaccination in Bulgaria|
Elitsa Dimitrova, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Yulia Panayotova, Health Psychology Research Center
Anna Alexandrova-Karamanova, Health Psychology Research Center
Irina Todorova, Northeastern University
Decisions for HPV vaccination depends on the effective dialog between provider and patient, as well as on social network and family support. In Bulgaria, a country without an organized program for cervical screening and vaccination, the topic of HPV vaccination has recently been receiving increased public recognition and local meanings of vaccinations are emerging.