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Written Answers — Department of Health: Departmental Reports (10 Oct 2017)

Catherine Byrne: ...impacts; these are set out in the NSWG. These include improving awareness and supporting healthier choices in terms of smoking cessation, safer alcohol consumption, improving uptake of the HPV vaccine, increasing physical activity participation rates in younger women and improving rates of folic acid consumption and breastfeeding. The Healthy Ireland approach is that many organisations...

Seanad: Business of Seanad (3 Oct 2017)

Paul Coghlan: ...is targeted at mountain sheep grazing. I have also received notice from Senator Tim Lombard of the following matter:The need for the Minister for Health to initiate a campaign outlining the safety of the HPV vaccinations in light of the negative publicity regarding this vaccine. I regard the matters raised by the Senators as suitable for discussion and they will be taken now.

Seanad: Commencement Matters (Resumed): Vaccination Programme (3 Oct 2017) See 2 other results from this debate

Tim Lombard: .... This is the first time he has graced the new Seanad Chamber with his presence. I tabled this matter to discuss the need for the Minister to initiate a campaign to outline the safety of the HPV vaccine in light of very negative publicity. The HPV vaccination is a very important tool in the context of public health. It is a very important step for our nation to ensure that our...

Public Accounts Committee: Health Information and Quality Authority: Financial Statement 2016 (28 Sep 2017)

..., HTAs, are undertaken at the request of the Minister and his Department or at the request of the HSE to inform major health policy or health service decisions. We are currently undertaking a HTA on extending the national immunisation schedule to include providing the HPV vaccine to boys. Another example of a HTA published earlier this year was an assessment of smoking cessation...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Estimates for Public Services 2017: Vote 38 - Department of Health (27 Sep 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

Alan Kelly: I welcome the Minister. Not to be always negative, I will start with the positives. I compliment him on the way in which he dealt with the HPV vaccine and the manner in which he dealt with his Minister of State. We very much appreciate it. I know the Minister cannot comment on that, but we all need to stand up collectively in the political classes for what is right. I hope we will see...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (20 Sep 2017)

Michael Healy-Rae: 407. To ask the Minister for Health the amount the relaunched HPV awareness campaign is costing; if a public relations company has been contracted to boost this campaign; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39311/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Public Relations Contracts Expenditure (20 Sep 2017)

Michael Healy-Rae: 409. To ask the Minister for Health if a public relations company is involved in the new HPV awareness campaign; if so, the cost of this contract; the duration of the contract; if there was a tender process; the number of companies that applied for the contract; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39314/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (20 Sep 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Michael Healy-Rae: 413. To ask the Minister for Health his views on the recent comments of a person (details supplied) in which they referred to some of the HPV vaccine campaigns as acts of emotional terrorism; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39333/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (20 Sep 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Michael Healy-Rae: 415. To ask the Minister for Health the reason the HSE has not circulated the package information leaflet in the HPV vaccine information packs in order that parents may make an informed consent on the vaccine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39339/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (11 Sep 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Billy Kelleher: ...Question No. 968 of 20 June 2017, if the health technology assessment, HTA, on universal vaccination will be completed before September 2018; if his Department is working towards extending the HPV vaccination to boys in September 2018 or 2019 if the assessment produces a positive recommendation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37054/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (11 Sep 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Bobby Aylward: ...to put in place clinical care pathways appropriate to the differing medical needs of some children that may require access to specialist services, in view of claims of an association between HPV vaccination and a number of medical conditions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37961/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme Data (11 Sep 2017)

John Curran: 1168. To ask the Minister for Health the number of girls in each HSE CHO area who have received the human papillomavirus HPV vaccine in each of the years 2013 to 2016 and to date in 2017; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38168/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (11 Sep 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

John Curran: 1169. To ask the Minister for Health the steps he is taking to increase the uptake of the human papillomavirus HPV vaccine among girls; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38169/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer Screening Programmes (26 Jul 2017)

Simon Harris: .... Meanwhile, any women concerned about their family risk of cancer should discuss this with their GP. The Department also encourages all 12-18 year old schoolgirls to avail of the free HPV vaccination which is offered in secondary schools.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (26 Jul 2017)

Billy Kelleher: 1144. To ask the Minister for Health the uptake to date in 2017 in each CHO for the HPV vaccine. [36631/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (29 Jun 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

John McGuinness: ...Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 831 and 832 of 2 May 2017, the basis on which he is making the claim that unfounded false claims have been made of an association between HPV vaccination and a number of conditions experienced by a group of young persons; if he will publish research, scientific or otherwise, that he has carried out which supports this statement;...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Quarterly Update on Health Issues: Discussion (28 Jun 2017) See 4 other results from this debate

Kate O'Connell: ...20-week scans? We seem to be an outlier compared to the rest of Europe. The Minister of State, Deputy Byrne, is new to the area of health promotion. She probably heard I am obsessed with the HPV vaccine. There was a catch-up programme. Is there any information on the figures in terms of herd immunity? In the context of the Sl√°intecare report, perhaps Mr. Breslin or someone...

Leaders' Questions (28 Jun 2017)

Leo Varadkar: ...help and medical intervention, receiving a false diagnosis of chronic Lyme disease. We have seen similar issues arise with people who are very sick but attribute the cause of their illness to the HPV vaccine, or with people who have autism who may attribute the cause of their real illness to a cause that has not been established such as, for example, the MMR vaccine. This is an area...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (21 Jun 2017)

Simon Harris: ...the benefits of vaccines outweigh the known side effects. I am very disappointed that the uptake of certain vaccines, which have been the subject of recent campaigns, has dropped. Most notably HPV vaccine uptake rates have fallen from 87% in 2014/15 to 72% in 2015/16. This is a very serious development as a large number of girls are now at risk of developing cervical cancer later in...

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