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#HPV vaccine

# hpv-vaccine - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Ciara Kelly calls for Medical Council reform after 'vexatious' complaints over HPV vaccine support

The Medical Council said that upcoming legislation will reform the complaints process.

# hpv-vaccine - Monday 30 September, 2019

'Zero excuse' that teenage boys should not get same access to free HPV vaccine as girls

Teenage girls can get the HPV vaccine if they’re still at secondary school – but teenage boys can’t.

# hpv-vaccine - Friday 20 September, 2019

7 questions you might have about the HPV vaccine, answered by an expert

7 questions you might have about the HPV vaccine, answered by an expert

From tips for reducing nerves to exactly what the vaccine protects against.

# hpv-vaccine - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Simon Harris to meet social media companies in a bid to make them do more to debunk vaccine myths

Harris is considering advice from the Attorney General on mandatory vaccination.

# hpv-vaccine - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Minister to launch HPV vaccine for boys next week

The vaccination programme was rolled out to teenage girls in 2010, but the government committed to making it available to boys in secondary school from September.

# hpv-vaccine - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Most Irish adults don't understand what HPV is, says new study

The study comes as boys are to be included in the national HPV immunisation programme.

# hpv-vaccine - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Explainer: The HPV vaccine is free for boys from next month - here's why that's important

Over 500 cases of cancer associated with the HPV infection are diagnosed every year in Ireland.

# hpv-vaccine - Monday 8 July, 2019

HPV vaccination rates vary by county from just 40% in Kerry to 74% in parts of Dublin

The substantial variation needs further investigation, the report says.

# hpv-vaccine - Thursday 27 June, 2019

HPV: Major new study shows cancer-causing virus 'significantly reduced' after vaccine

Two types of HPV that cause 70% of cervical cancers were significantly reduced after vaccination.

# hpv-vaccine - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From The Daily Edge Here's how you can help to carry on Laura Brennan's legacy Thank You Laura

Here's how you can help to carry on Laura Brennan's legacy

The HPV vaccine campaigner passed away this week.

'You can't really dwell on questions': How Laura Brennan used her terminal cancer to help others

The 26 year-old died of cancer in Limerick yesterday.

# hpv-vaccine - Friday 7 December, 2018

Anti-vaccination myths can have devastating impacts on uptake rates, Harris warns EU

There has been an increase in HPV uptake rates to 65% in 2018.

# hpv-vaccine - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

HPV test won't be rolled out until next year

The test was previously expected to be introduced this autumn.

# hpv-vaccine - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Parents urged to ask medical professionals about HPV vaccine instead of relying on 'misinformation'

The HSE launched a vaccine information campaign today, confirming two in three women are now being inoculated against the HPV virus.

Sinn Féin's presidential hopeful didn't 'flip flop' on HPV vaccine but admits 'naivety' in interview

Liadh Ní Riada’s latest comments come ahead of a HSE update on vaccine uptake rates due today.

# hpv-vaccine - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Boys to get HPV vaccine in 2019

The Taoiseach said plans are already getting underway to rolling out the vaccine to boys.

# hpv-vaccine - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Should we extend the HPV vaccine to boys? Public asked to give their views

The government is in favour of extending the free HPV vaccine scheme to school boys.

# hpv-vaccine - Monday 14 May, 2018

It's been a worrying two weeks - but please don't stop getting smear tests

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

'In their eyes I'll see pain... because their daughter is deteriorating in front of them'

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

What to do if your daughter didn't get the HPV vaccine before, but wants it now

Since September 2016 the uptake rate for the vaccine has increased from 51% to 62%.

# hpv-vaccine - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'It could have saved my life': HSE launches information campaign on the HPV vaccine

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

Major study finds HPV vaccine in women was not linked with 44 chronic diseases

No other serious safety concerns were identified in the study of more than three million women.

# hpv-vaccine - Monday 2 October, 2017

Bishop apologises for false claims about HPV vaccine and teenage sex

Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan says he wasn’t “fully informed”.

# hpv-vaccine - Sunday 1 October, 2017

'Ill-informed, dangerous': Priests ask bishop to withdraw HPV vaccine comments

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

FactCheck: Is the Bishop of Waterford right to say the HPV vaccine is '70% safe'?

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

Labour wants the HPV vaccine to be rolled out to boys sooner rather than later

The plan was originally to roll the free vaccine out to boys – but this has yet to happen.

# hpv-vaccine - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

FactCheck: No, the reported side effects of the HPV vaccine do NOT outweigh the proven benefits

Following controversy over Super Junior Minister Finian McGrath’s comments about the vaccine, TheJournal.ie republishes this Factcheck.

# hpv-vaccine - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'I wouldn't dare say don't take the vaccine': TDs on why they've asked questions about HPV in Dáil

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

Simon Harris was 'very disappointed and frustrated' at Finian McGrath's vaccine comments

Harris said he now feels McGrath “fully supports” the vaccination programme.

# hpv-vaccine - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Simon Harris says HPV vaccine saves lives, after speaking to Finian McGrath about his concerns

McGrath had called for the vaccine to be banned.

# hpv-vaccine - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'Emotional terrorism': After HPV vaccine uptake rates fall to 50%, the HSE is fighting back

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

Most schools with low uptake rate of HPV vaccine are disadvantaged - study

The study examined 577 schools across the country and analysed figures from the 2013/2014 academic year.

# hpv-vaccine - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Study to begin on rolling out free HPV vaccine scheme to boys

The HPV virus can lead to cervical, penile and throat cancer in some cases.

# hpv-vaccine - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Chocolate could encourage nurses to get flu vaccine, committee hears

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

Health Minister slams 'false' and 'unfounded' claims from anti-vaccine campaigners

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

Claim George Hook spoke about HPV vaccine in 'ill-informed and irresponsible' manner rejected

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

HSE: Complacency over vaccines could cause death in Ireland

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

Teachers' union pass motion asking for review of HPV vaccine scheme

The TUI said that the vote did not mean the vaccine or its effectiveness was being questioned.

# hpv-vaccine - Friday 31 March, 2017

'Four doctors told me this would kill me': The devastating effect HPV can have on men and women

A heartbreaking US documentary ‘Someone You Love – The HPV Epidemic’ premiered in Dublin last night.

# hpv-vaccine - Friday 27 January, 2017

As HPV-linked cancers increase, should boys get the HPV vaccine?

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.

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