The KENSHE Study

Do you want to be involved in the fight against HPV and Cervical Cancer?

The Kenya Medical Research Institute and University of Washington are conducting a HPV vaccine study among adolescent girls and young women in Nairobi, Thika and Kisumu. This Study is known as the KENSHE Study.

Single-dose HPV catch-up vaccination efficacy: A blinded, randomized study of single-dose HPV vaccination among adolescent girls and young women in Kenya

The major goal of this project is to learn whether a single dose of the HPV vaccine prevents HPV infection among adolescents and young women

Started in December 2018

1200 participants enrolled from Kisumu County and Environs (1160 are currently on follow-up)