Us vs. HPV Week
January 23 – 27, 2023


Our Mission

Our mission is to create a collaborative community dedicated to educating clinicians and the public about the HPV virus, its disease consequences, prevention and management. Embracing participants from all walks of life and backgrounds, we are energized by the goal of “All-of-Us” working together to launch our “power-full” cancer initiative.

Us vs HPV is a one-week series of webinars, social media campaigns, local events and more to promote awareness about HPV and HPV-related diseases. Organized by the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), Global Initiative Against HPV and Cervical Cancer (GIAHC), and  Indiana University (IU), with support from numerous medical associations and institutions nationally and internationally, including ACOG, NPWH, Planned Parenthood, ASHA, MWIA, AHNS, HNCA, Head & Neck Institute Temple Health, Indiana Immunization Coalition, MWIA, and more. See what happened during HPV Week 2019HPV Week 2020, HPV Week 2021, and HPV Week 2022.

HPV and Cancer Prevention

“Never in the course of history has mankind been able to eradicate cancer. But now, with the World Health Organization’s global strategy to accelerate the elimination of cervical cancer, this future will most likely be seen in our lifetime.”

–American Medical Women’s Association


Opening remarks by Congresswoman Kim Schrier, MD
Monday, Jan 23 – 12-1pm ET
HPV: Prevention Matters!
Tuesday, Jan 24 – 12-1pm ET
Diversifying HPV Efforts to Improve Health Equity
Wednesday, Jan 25 – 12-1pm ET
Innovations, Empowerment and Solutions in the
Global Prevention of Cervical Cancer
Thursday, Jan 26 – 12-1pm ET
HPV Oropharynx Cancer: What You Need to Know in 2023
Friday, Jan 27 – 12-1pm ET
It’s Up to Us: Raising Awareness to End HPV-Related Cancers


Resources Films


Logo: An abstract-multicolor form of the “atom symbol” speaks to the energy driving the collaboration between individuals and organizations dedicated to the eradication of HPV-related cancers through education, screening and early treatment. The traditional pink and blue colors, alongside other transitional colors, signify inclusiveness. The message in the center, tells the story of working together (Us) against (vs.) a wide range of cancers caused by the (HPV) virus.


American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), Global Initiative Against HPV and Cervical Cancer (GIAHC), Indiana University Center of Excellence in Women’s Health

Sponsoring Organizations