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#HPV vaccine

# 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.

# hpv-vaccine - Friday 13 January, 2017

These Young Scientists asked parents about their attitude to the HPV vaccine

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

'Forty young Irish girls will die of cervical cancer as a result of falling HPV vaccine rates' says Fine Gael TD

5,000 fewer girls received the vaccine this year in comparison to the previous year.

# hpv-vaccine - Friday 7 October, 2016

The amount of young girls getting the HPV vaccine has dropped significantly

The HSE said it is concerned about the drop.

# hpv-vaccine - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

HSE developing "care pathway" for girls experiencing symptoms after HPV vaccine

The vaccine, Gardasil, has been criticised by some parent groups.

# hpv-vaccine - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Irish parents are stopping their children from getting a cervical cancer vaccine - but why?

Public health professionals are blaming recent negative media coverage for the drop in uptake.

# hpv-vaccine - Friday 30 May, 2014

HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine

The HSE are ‘not in a position’ to do so because of data protection issues.

# hpv-vaccine - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Gay men's health clinic turned down for vaccination funding

The National Immunisation Programme refused the request.

# hpv-vaccine - Monday 23 January, 2012

Cervical cancer dangers highlighted as awareness week begins

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.