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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.

Free Pneumo flu vaccine for over 65s

A combination of the change in weather and the recent cuts in fuel allowance and the health budget means it’s more important than ever to be protected against deadly pneumococcal disease. The good news is the Pneumo Flu Vaccination is free for over 65’s and other ‘at risk’ groups.

Get the vaccine — not the flu

The HSE has urged people in at-risk groups to get vaccinated against influenza. Flu can be a very serious illness, especially for people who are older or who have a long-term illness.

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.

Fahey says new childhood immunisation schedule will benefit babies

New babies are set to benefit from a new childhood immunisation schedule recommended by the Royal College of Physicians, according to local Fianna Fail TD Frank Fahey.

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.

HSE encourages people to get flu vaccination

The HSE Dublin Mid Leinster has reminded those at risk of influenza this winter to 'Get the vaccine, not the flu!'.

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.

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