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Meningitis B vaccine should be included in national immunisation programme, says charity

The first vaccine which protects against meningitis B should be included in the national immunisation programme, a leading meningitis organisation said this week.

Overcoming misinformation - biggest barrier facing national meningitis charity

A Galway based national meningitis charity says the biggest barrier it has faced since it was set up three years ago is overcoming myths and misinformation about the condition.

NUI Galway students urged to find out if they were vaccinated against measles after outbreak in university

The HSE West is urging students at NUI Galway to find out if they have been vaccinated against measles.

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.

Welcome for monument in honour of Dr Kathleen Lynn – Ruane

Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane has commended Ballina Town Council for its recent decision to erect a monument in memory of Dr Kathleen Lynn, at her birthplace in Mullaghfarry, Killala.

Ruane supports naming of children’s hospital after Killala born doctor

Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane has pledged her support to the campaign to name the new national children's hospital in Dublin in honour of Killala born doctor, feminist, and revolutionary Kathleen Lynn.

Free child immunisation tracker is launched

An iPhone application and online service which can monitor children’s vaccination history has been launched this week. The child immunisation tracker was launched to coincide with the World Health Organisation’s European immunisation week.

Paws for Thought

Mayo SPCA urgently needs caring homes for rescued animals, some of which are shown here, others can be seen on If you can help by offering a home to an animal, becoming a member, volunteering your time to walk/care for dogs, pups, cats, or kittens, or assist with fundraising and welfare work then contact 094 963 1888 or 086 803 2592. Telephone lines are open seven days a week from 10am to 5pm, but please leave a message if your call is unanswered as lines are very busy and it will be returned as soon as possible.

Boots Castlebar gets ready to open

Mayo shoppers are in for a treat with the opening of a new Boots store in Castlebar next month. Located at the Harlequin Centre, Lough Lannagh Road, the new store will open on Wednesday May 4 and will be managed by Caroline McCaffrey.

Government recruitment ban putting children’s lives at risk, claims Kyne

Staff shortages caused by the Government’s recruitment ban are to blame for the failure to roll out the BCG vaccination programme for newborn babies at University Hospital Galway.

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