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Mayor calls for speedy rollout of HPV vaccine to teenage boys

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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.

Strong uptake of HPV cervical cancer vaccine

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.

New unit to cater for women requiring further investigation following smear tests

A dedicated colposcopy unit for women requiring further investigation following a cervical smear test was officially opened at University Hospital Galway at the weekend.

Girls at Kilbeggan school first to get HPV vaccine

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 to be offered swine flu jab by end of month

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.

Treacy welcomes cervical cancer vaccine rollout

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.

Government gone to the pigs, Butler

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.

Politicians welcomes the roll-out of cervical cancer vaccine this year

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.

Local pharmacy to offer cost price cancer vaccine

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.

Educating Westmeath women on cervical cancer prevention

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.

 

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