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#HPV vaccine

# hpv-vaccine - This year 2022

Catchup programme for HPV vaccine receives approval
# HPV
# HPV

Catchup programme for HPV vaccine receives approval

May 21st 2022, 3:58 PM 10,136 Views 2 Comments

It will be available to women up to the age of 25 years who have left secondary school and who did not receive it previously.

'She saved thousands of lives': Documentary pays tribute to HPV vaccine campaigner Laura Brennan
# Laura Brennan
# Laura Brennan

'She saved thousands of lives': Documentary pays tribute to HPV vaccine campaigner Laura Brennan

Mar 26th 2022, 9:00 PM 26,503 Views 5 Comments

The radio documentary features tributes to Laura from former Health Minister Simon Harris and Taoiseach Micheál Martin.

NIAC asked to advise on HPV vaccine catch-up programme for those who missed out in past 2 years
# HPV Vaccine
# HPV Vaccine

NIAC asked to advise on HPV vaccine catch-up programme for those who missed out in past 2 years

Feb 10th 2022, 9:30 PM 8,834 Views 2 Comments

The Health Minister has asked the advisory group about a catch-up rollout for secondary students have missed out on the vaccine due to the pandemic.

# hpv-vaccine - Last year 2021

Cervarix HPV vaccine can cut cervical cancer rates by almost 90%, new study says
# HPV Vaccine
# HPV Vaccine

Cervarix HPV vaccine can cut cervical cancer rates by almost 90%, new study says

Nov 4th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,982 Views 9 Comments

The study’s authors said they hope the result encourage more people to get the jab

# hpv-vaccine - All time

Garda and GAA coach diagnosed with neck cancer talks about the importance of the HPV vaccine
# HPV Vaccine
# HPV Vaccine

Garda and GAA coach diagnosed with neck cancer talks about the importance of the HPV vaccine

Feb 26th 2020, 6:20 AM 38,756 Views 15 Comments

“I’m a walking reason why people should get it,” Eoin Roach from Celbridge in Co Kildare said.

Ciara Kelly calls for Medical Council reform after 'vexatious' complaints over HPV vaccine support
# Complaints
# Complaints

Ciara Kelly calls for Medical Council reform after 'vexatious' complaints over HPV vaccine support

Oct 1st 2019, 9:01 PM 43,182 Views 48 Comments

The Medical Council said that upcoming legislation will reform the complaints process.

'Zero excuse' that teenage boys should not get same access to free HPV vaccine as girls
# HPV Vaccine
# HPV Vaccine

'Zero excuse' that teenage boys should not get same access to free HPV vaccine as girls

Sep 30th 2019, 12:05 AM 16,638 Views 31 Comments

Teenage girls can get the HPV vaccine if they’re still at secondary school – but teenage boys can’t.

7 questions you might have about the HPV vaccine, answered by an expert

7 questions you might have about the HPV vaccine, answered by an expert

Sep 20th 2019, 11:24 AM 14,325 Views 13 Comments

From tips for reducing nerves to exactly what the vaccine protects against.

Simon Harris to meet social media companies in a bid to make them do more to debunk vaccine myths
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Simon Harris to meet social media companies in a bid to make them do more to debunk vaccine myths

Aug 27th 2019, 4:02 PM 8,617 Views 65 Comments

Harris is considering advice from the Attorney General on mandatory vaccination.

Minister to launch HPV vaccine for boys next week
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Minister to launch HPV vaccine for boys next week

Aug 21st 2019, 6:15 AM 7,711 Views 31 Comments

The vaccination programme was rolled out to teenage girls in 2010, but the government committed to making it available to boys in secondary school from September.

Most Irish adults don't understand what HPV is, says new study
# HPV Vaccine
# HPV Vaccine

Most Irish adults don't understand what HPV is, says new study

Aug 20th 2019, 8:46 AM 18,969 Views 58 Comments

The study comes as boys are to be included in the national HPV immunisation programme.

Explainer: The HPV vaccine is free for boys from next month - here's why that's important
# HPV Vaccine
# HPV Vaccine

Explainer: The HPV vaccine is free for boys from next month - here's why that's important

Aug 11th 2019, 12:05 AM 31,298 Views 55 Comments

Over 500 cases of cancer associated with the HPV infection are diagnosed every year in Ireland.

HPV vaccination rates vary by county from just 40% in Kerry to 74% in parts of Dublin
# Vaccine Rates
# Vaccine Rates

HPV vaccination rates vary by county from just 40% in Kerry to 74% in parts of Dublin

Jul 8th 2019, 12:05 AM 12,528 Views 55 Comments

The substantial variation needs further investigation, the report says.

HPV: Major new study shows cancer-causing virus 'significantly reduced' after vaccine
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

HPV: Major new study shows cancer-causing virus 'significantly reduced' after vaccine

Jun 27th 2019, 6:10 AM 9,641 Views 13 Comments

Two types of HPV that cause 70% of cervical cancers were significantly reduced after vaccination.

Here's how you can help to carry on Laura Brennan's legacy
# Thank You Laura
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# Thank You Laura

Here's how you can help to carry on Laura Brennan's legacy

Mar 21st 2019, 11:32 AM 3,917 Views 0 Comments

The HPV vaccine campaigner passed away this week.

'You can't really dwell on questions': How Laura Brennan used her terminal cancer to help others
# Laura Brennan
# Laura Brennan

'You can't really dwell on questions': How Laura Brennan used her terminal cancer to help others

Mar 21st 2019, 6:25 AM 21,537 Views 14 Comments

The 26 year-old died of cancer in Limerick yesterday.

Anti-vaccination myths can have devastating impacts on uptake rates, Harris warns EU
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Anti-vaccination myths can have devastating impacts on uptake rates, Harris warns EU

Dec 7th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,980 Views 46 Comments

There has been an increase in HPV uptake rates to 65% in 2018.

HPV test won't be rolled out until next year
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

HPV test won't be rolled out until next year

Sep 19th 2018, 9:26 PM 10,516 Views 26 Comments

The test was previously expected to be introduced this autumn.

Parents urged to ask medical professionals about HPV vaccine instead of relying on 'misinformation'
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Parents urged to ask medical professionals about HPV vaccine instead of relying on 'misinformation'

Sep 18th 2018, 5:34 PM 8,447 Views 30 Comments

The HSE launched a vaccine information campaign today, confirming two in three women are now being inoculated against the HPV virus.

Sinn Féin's presidential hopeful didn't 'flip flop' on HPV vaccine but admits 'naivety' in interview
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Sinn Féin's presidential hopeful didn't 'flip flop' on HPV vaccine but admits 'naivety' in interview

Sep 18th 2018, 6:01 AM 21,943 Views 101 Comments

Liadh Ní Riada’s latest comments come ahead of a HSE update on vaccine uptake rates due today.

Boys to get HPV vaccine in 2019
# Cancer
# Cancer

Boys to get HPV vaccine in 2019

Aug 7th 2018, 6:05 AM 20,838 Views 86 Comments

The Taoiseach said plans are already getting underway to rolling out the vaccine to boys.

Should we extend the HPV vaccine to boys? Public asked to give their views
# Public Consultation
# Public Consultation

Should we extend the HPV vaccine to boys? Public asked to give their views

Jul 24th 2018, 9:57 AM 18,314 Views 122 Comments

The government is in favour of extending the free HPV vaccine scheme to school boys.

It's been a worrying two weeks - but please don't stop getting smear tests
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

It's been a worrying two weeks - but please don't stop getting smear tests

May 14th 2018, 1:27 PM 19,364 Views 12 Comments

Professor of Gynaecological Oncology at UCD on why it’s vital for women to continue with the cervical screening programme right now.

'In their eyes I'll see pain... because their daughter is deteriorating in front of them'
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

'In their eyes I'll see pain... because their daughter is deteriorating in front of them'

Apr 14th 2018, 2:01 PM 41,831 Views 47 Comments

Laura Brennan from Co Clare spoke about living with incurable cervical cancer, and why she wanted to feature in the HPV vaccine campaign.

What to do if your daughter didn't get the HPV vaccine before, but wants it now
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

What to do if your daughter didn't get the HPV vaccine before, but wants it now

Mar 25th 2018, 1:30 PM 22,367 Views 29 Comments

Since September 2016 the uptake rate for the vaccine has increased from 51% to 62%.

'It could have saved my life': HSE launches information campaign on the HPV vaccine
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

'It could have saved my life': HSE launches information campaign on the HPV vaccine

Mar 22nd 2018, 11:55 AM 32,678 Views 122 Comments

The vaccine’s uptake rates have risen to 67% since the first phase of the campaign was launched in August last year.

Major study finds HPV vaccine in women was not linked with 44 chronic diseases
# Evidence
# Evidence

Major study finds HPV vaccine in women was not linked with 44 chronic diseases

Oct 21st 2017, 8:45 AM 33,137 Views 148 Comments

No other serious safety concerns were identified in the study of more than three million women.

Bishop apologises for false claims about HPV vaccine and teenage sex
# Misinformed
# Misinformed

Bishop apologises for false claims about HPV vaccine and teenage sex

Oct 2nd 2017, 12:40 PM 25,060 Views 63 Comments

Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan says he wasn’t “fully informed”.

'Ill-informed, dangerous': Priests ask bishop to withdraw HPV vaccine comments
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

'Ill-informed, dangerous': Priests ask bishop to withdraw HPV vaccine comments

Oct 1st 2017, 4:29 PM 27,549 Views 117 Comments

When asked about the issue, Minister Simon Harris said too much time had been given to the bishop’s HPV vaccine comments.

FactCheck: Is the Bishop of Waterford right to say the HPV vaccine is '70% safe'?
# Gardasil
# Gardasil

FactCheck: Is the Bishop of Waterford right to say the HPV vaccine is '70% safe'?

Sep 29th 2017, 6:00 AM 27,057 Views 106 Comments

Bishop Phonsie Cullinan said the vaccine could encourage sexual activity. We can’t factcheck that – but we can say his ’70% safe’ claim is FALSE.

Labour wants the HPV vaccine to be rolled out to boys sooner rather than later
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Labour wants the HPV vaccine to be rolled out to boys sooner rather than later

Sep 10th 2017, 2:42 PM 13,437 Views 105 Comments

The plan was originally to roll the free vaccine out to boys – but this has yet to happen.

FactCheck: No, the reported side effects of the HPV vaccine do NOT outweigh the proven benefits
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, the reported side effects of the HPV vaccine do NOT outweigh the proven benefits

Sep 6th 2017, 5:15 PM 155,192 Views 263 Comments

Following controversy over Super Junior Minister Finian McGrath’s comments about the vaccine, TheJournal.ie republishes this Factcheck.

'I wouldn't dare say don't take the vaccine': TDs on why they've asked questions about HPV in Dáil
# Vaccine Controversy
# Vaccine Controversy

'I wouldn't dare say don't take the vaccine': TDs on why they've asked questions about HPV in Dáil

Sep 5th 2017, 7:05 AM 20,365 Views 96 Comments

With HPV high on the agenda, we spoke to TDs who’ve raised the issue in the Dáil chamber.

Simon Harris was 'very disappointed and frustrated' at Finian McGrath's vaccine comments
# Hpv Controversy
# Hpv Controversy

Simon Harris was 'very disappointed and frustrated' at Finian McGrath's vaccine comments

Sep 4th 2017, 5:50 PM 32,484 Views 269 Comments

Harris said he now feels McGrath “fully supports” the vaccination programme.

Simon Harris says HPV vaccine saves lives, after speaking to Finian McGrath about his concerns
# Calls To Resign
# Calls To Resign

Simon Harris says HPV vaccine saves lives, after speaking to Finian McGrath about his concerns

Sep 3rd 2017, 1:10 PM 20,911 Views 190 Comments

McGrath had called for the vaccine to be banned.

'Emotional terrorism': After HPV vaccine uptake rates fall to 50%, the HSE is fighting back
# Protect Our Future
# Protect Our Future

'Emotional terrorism': After HPV vaccine uptake rates fall to 50%, the HSE is fighting back

Aug 30th 2017, 3:39 PM 32,280 Views 185 Comments

Health minister Simon Harris said that those who aren’t medical professionals shouldn’t be giving expert advice on vaccines.

Most schools with low uptake rate of HPV vaccine are disadvantaged - study
# Irish Medical Journal
# Irish Medical Journal

Most schools with low uptake rate of HPV vaccine are disadvantaged - study

Aug 8th 2017, 5:39 PM 11,618 Views 69 Comments

The study examined 577 schools across the country and analysed figures from the 2013/2014 academic year.

Study to begin on rolling out free HPV vaccine scheme to boys
# Cancer Risk
# Cancer Risk

Study to begin on rolling out free HPV vaccine scheme to boys

Jul 4th 2017, 12:22 PM 9,347 Views 40 Comments

The HPV virus can lead to cervical, penile and throat cancer in some cases.

Chocolate could encourage nurses to get flu vaccine, committee hears
# Chocolate And Ipads
# Chocolate And Ipads

Chocolate could encourage nurses to get flu vaccine, committee hears

May 11th 2017, 12:07 PM 17,937 Views 95 Comments

There was a discussion around what is causing a mistrust of vaccines, which have eradicated many diseases in Ireland.

Health Minister slams 'false' and 'unfounded' claims from anti-vaccine campaigners
# HPV Vaccine
# HPV Vaccine

Health Minister slams 'false' and 'unfounded' claims from anti-vaccine campaigners

Apr 28th 2017, 6:20 AM 9,285 Views 77 Comments

Highlighting the particular case of the HPV vaccine, Harris said he is very concerned about the fall in the uptake rate, which is heading below 50%.

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