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#HPV vaccine

# hpv-vaccine - Friday 31 March, 2017

'Four doctors told me this would kill me': The devastating effect HPV can have on men and women
# Cancer
# Cancer

'Four doctors told me this would kill me': The devastating effect HPV can have on men and women

Mar 31st 2017, 12:07 AM 60,693 Views 84 Comments

A heartbreaking US documentary ‘Someone You Love – The HPV Epidemic’ premiered in Dublin last night.

# hpv-vaccine - Friday 27 January, 2017

As HPV-linked cancers increase, should boys get the HPV vaccine?
# Head And Neck
# Head And Neck

As HPV-linked cancers increase, should boys get the HPV vaccine?

Jan 27th 2017, 12:03 AM 16,473 Views 68 Comments

The HPV vaccine can prevent men from contracting genital warts and a number of HPV-associated cancers – but in Ireland it is only offered for free to girls.

# hpv-vaccine - Friday 13 January, 2017

These Young Scientists asked parents about their attitude to the HPV vaccine
# Parental Guidance
# Parental Guidance

These Young Scientists asked parents about their attitude to the HPV vaccine

Jan 13th 2017, 7:10 PM 23,937 Views 51 Comments

The girls asked parents with daughters to fill out a survey on the HPV vaccine – and found out some interesting results.

# hpv-vaccine - Friday 11 November, 2016

'Forty young Irish girls will die of cervical cancer as a result of falling HPV vaccine rates' says Fine Gael TD
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

'Forty young Irish girls will die of cervical cancer as a result of falling HPV vaccine rates' says Fine Gael TD

Nov 11th 2016, 11:51 AM 16,109 Views 54 Comments

5,000 fewer girls received the vaccine this year in comparison to the previous year.

# hpv-vaccine - Friday 7 October, 2016

The amount of young girls getting the HPV vaccine has dropped significantly
# HPV Vaccine
# HPV Vaccine

The amount of young girls getting the HPV vaccine has dropped significantly

Oct 7th 2016, 8:29 AM 16,933 Views 143 Comments

The HSE said it is concerned about the drop.

# hpv-vaccine - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

HSE developing "care pathway" for girls experiencing symptoms after HPV vaccine
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

HSE developing "care pathway" for girls experiencing symptoms after HPV vaccine

Jun 22nd 2016, 5:15 PM 16,846 Views 58 Comments

The vaccine, Gardasil, has been criticised by some parent groups.

# hpv-vaccine - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Irish parents are stopping their children from getting a cervical cancer vaccine - but why?
# Media Controversy
# Media Controversy

Irish parents are stopping their children from getting a cervical cancer vaccine - but why?

Apr 17th 2016, 8:30 PM 85,767 Views 268 Comments

Public health professionals are blaming recent negative media coverage for the drop in uptake.

# hpv-vaccine - Friday 30 May, 2014

HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine
# Unprotected
# Unprotected

HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine

May 30th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,040 Views 32 Comments

The HSE are ‘not in a position’ to do so because of data protection issues.

# hpv-vaccine - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Gay men's health clinic turned down for vaccination funding
# HPV Vaccine
# HPV Vaccine

Gay men's health clinic turned down for vaccination funding

May 1st 2014, 3:39 PM 12,464 Views 61 Comments

The National Immunisation Programme refused the request.

# hpv-vaccine - Monday 23 January, 2012

Cervical cancer dangers highlighted as awareness week begins
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer dangers highlighted as awareness week begins

Jan 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 2,001 Views 3 Comments

Fine Gael’s Seanad health spokesperson has urged women to book a smear test for the condition, which kills 90 people in Ireland every year.