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°»Lessons learnt in Japan from adverse reactions to the HPV vaccine: a medical ethics perspective°… published in IJME


Medwatcher Japan had sent the °»Refutation of WHO GACVS (Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety) statement on Safety of HPV vaccine (December 17, 2015)°… to the committee on November, 2016.

Following its submission, the team members of Medwatcher Japan who authored the statement amplified it and wrote an English article by adding discussion from the ethical perspective considering issues behind HPV vaccines including conflict of interest and the history of lawsuits for drug-induced sufferings in Japan. The article was submitted to and published in the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics (IJME) in April 2017.

The article is based on Medwatcher Japan°«s activities on HPV vaccine issues.
Please use the article to inform the situation in Japan to people overseas as it covers the overall situation around HPV vaccines in Japan.

The original article can be accessed from the IJME link below (access free).

Its Japanese version is also available. To view the Japanese version, please click the link in the Related Documents And URL below.