# hpv-vaccine - Wednesday 19 September, 2018
The test was previously expected to be introduced this autumn.
# hpv-vaccine - Tuesday 18 September, 2018
The HSE launched a vaccine information campaign today, confirming two in three women are now being inoculated against the HPV virus.
Liadh Ní Riada’s latest comments come ahead of a HSE update on vaccine uptake rates due today.
# hpv-vaccine - Tuesday 7 August, 2018
The Taoiseach said plans are already getting underway to rolling out the vaccine to boys.
# hpv-vaccine - Tuesday 24 July, 2018
The government is in favour of extending the free HPV vaccine scheme to school boys.
# hpv-vaccine - Monday 14 May, 2018
Professor of Gynaecological Oncology at UCD on why it’s vital for women to continue with the cervical screening programme right now.
# hpv-vaccine - Saturday 14 April, 2018
Laura Brennan from Co Clare spoke about living with incurable cervical cancer, and why she wanted to feature in the HPV vaccine campaign.
# hpv-vaccine - Sunday 25 March, 2018
Since September 2016 the uptake rate for the vaccine has increased from 51% to 62%.
# hpv-vaccine - Thursday 22 March, 2018
The vaccine’s uptake rates have risen to 67% since the first phase of the campaign was launched in August last year.
# hpv-vaccine - Saturday 21 October, 2017
No other serious safety concerns were identified in the study of more than three million women.
# hpv-vaccine - Monday 2 October, 2017
Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan says he wasn’t “fully informed”.
# hpv-vaccine - Sunday 1 October, 2017
When asked about the issue, Minister Simon Harris said too much time had been given to the bishop’s HPV vaccine comments.
# hpv-vaccine - Friday 29 September, 2017
Bishop Phonsie Cullinan said the vaccine could encourage sexual activity. We can’t factcheck that – but we can say his ’70% safe’ claim is FALSE.
# hpv-vaccine - Sunday 10 September, 2017
The plan was originally to roll the free vaccine out to boys – but this has yet to happen.
# hpv-vaccine - Wednesday 6 September, 2017
Following controversy over Super Junior Minister Finian McGrath’s comments about the vaccine, TheJournal.ie republishes this Factcheck.
# hpv-vaccine - Tuesday 5 September, 2017
With HPV high on the agenda, we spoke to TDs who’ve raised the issue in the Dáil chamber.
# hpv-vaccine - Monday 4 September, 2017
Harris said he now feels McGrath “fully supports” the vaccination programme.
# hpv-vaccine - Sunday 3 September, 2017
McGrath had called for the vaccine to be banned.
# hpv-vaccine - Wednesday 30 August, 2017
Health minister Simon Harris said that those who aren’t medical professionals shouldn’t be giving expert advice on vaccines.
# hpv-vaccine - Tuesday 8 August, 2017
The study examined 577 schools across the country and analysed figures from the 2013/2014 academic year.
# hpv-vaccine - Tuesday 4 July, 2017
The HPV virus can lead to cervical, penile and throat cancer in some cases.
# hpv-vaccine - Thursday 11 May, 2017
There was a discussion around what is causing a mistrust of vaccines, which have eradicated many diseases in Ireland.
# hpv-vaccine - Friday 28 April, 2017
Highlighting the particular case of the HPV vaccine, Harris said he is very concerned about the fall in the uptake rate, which is heading below 50%.
# hpv-vaccine - Thursday 27 April, 2017
The BAI said that Hook’s approach to discussing the vaccine had satisfied its Code of Fairness, but “only in a barely minimal fashion”.
# hpv-vaccine - Monday 24 April, 2017
The HSE issued the warning this morning following a spate of deaths as a result of a measles outbreak in Europe.
# hpv-vaccine - Friday 21 April, 2017
The TUI said that the vote did not mean the vaccine or its effectiveness was being questioned.
# hpv-vaccine - Friday 31 March, 2017
# hpv-vaccine - Friday 27 January, 2017
The HPV vaccine can prevent men from contracting genital warts and a number of HPV-associated cancers – but in Ireland it is only offered for free to girls.
# hpv-vaccine - Friday 13 January, 2017
The girls asked parents with daughters to fill out a survey on the HPV vaccine – and found out some interesting results.
# hpv-vaccine - Friday 11 November, 2016
5,000 fewer girls received the vaccine this year in comparison to the previous year.
# hpv-vaccine - Friday 7 October, 2016
The HSE said it is concerned about the drop.
# hpv-vaccine - Wednesday 22 June, 2016
The vaccine, Gardasil, has been criticised by some parent groups.
# hpv-vaccine - Sunday 17 April, 2016
Public health professionals are blaming recent negative media coverage for the drop in uptake.
# hpv-vaccine - Friday 30 May, 2014
The HSE are ‘not in a position’ to do so because of data protection issues.
# hpv-vaccine - Thursday 1 May, 2014
The National Immunisation Programme refused the request.
# hpv-vaccine - Monday 23 January, 2012
Fine Gael’s Seanad health spokesperson has urged women to book a smear test for the condition, which kills 90 people in Ireland every year.