HPV: A small virus
with big consequence
8 out of 10 people will be infected by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) at some point in their lives. Persistent infection by certain HPV types can cause cancer and other diseases over time. HPV infections are a leading cause of cervical and anal cancer. Unfortunately, because HPV infections often has no signs or symptoms, many people who have the infection don't even know it.

What do I need to know about HPV?

HPV Prevention

National Immunisation Programme


0 %
of men and women will
be infected  by HPV
in their lifetime
HPV is a group of more than 150 related viruses which affects everyone.
There are at least 13 high-risk strains which can lead to cancer.

HPV Prevention

There is currently no known cure for HPV infections. HPV can be passed on even when an infected person has no signs or symptoms. In some cases where it remains, it may turn into genital warts or cancer. Symptoms may develop only years after being infected, making it hard to know when you first became infected.

HPV Myths

There are many myths and misconceptions about HPV, and in some cases, these can cause real harm. Verify your “facts” and stop #fakenews.