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Extending the HPV vaccine, to protect against cervical cancer, to teenage boys, is a "common-sense, evidence based measure", and must be "rolled out" as soon as possible.
The Health Service Executive has published a report on the uptake rates for the 2011/2012 nationwide HPV vaccination campaign, which will help protect more than 44,000 girls from developing cervical cancer.
A dedicated colposcopy unit for women requiring further investigation following a cervical smear test was officially opened at University Hospital Galway at the weekend.
A group of first year students at Kilbeggan Secondary School were the first in Westmeath to receive the free HPV vaccine by the HSE this week. The HPV vaccine will protect girls from developing cervical cancer when they are adults.
All school children will have been offered the swine flu vaccination by the completion of the programme in the west at the end of the month, according to the HSE West.
Women’s risk of being diagnosed with cervical cancer will be greatly reduced thanks to plans to introduce a vaccination programme for 12-year-old girls next year and to roll out a cervical screening programme nationally.
The new Labour Party candidate for the Kilkenny electoral area, Sean Butler, this week highlighted the difference in government approach to finding money for bailing out the Irish pork industry and the inability to find money to vaccinate young Irish girls against cervical cancer.
Green Party TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, Mary White, has welcomed the Minister for Health’s announcement that the HPV vaccine for cervical cancer will be implemented this year.
Parents of teenage girls will be relieved to hear steps are being taken by a local pharmacy to ensure that their daughters will have access to the much-debated cervical cancer vaccine at a reduced price in the coming months.
Hibernian Aviva Health, the first health insurer to cover the Cervical Cancer Vaccine (CCV), has launched a cervical cancer education and prevention campaign in partnership with specialist nursing provider Point of Care.