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Seanad: Commencement Matters: Infectious Disease Screening Service (14 Feb 2018)

Catherine Noone: ...deal of unnecessary scaremongering about certain vaccinations in this country. It has been shown that there has been a reduction in the number of children being vaccinated for meningitis and for HPV, which causes cervical cancer. That is a much larger issue. This is obviously a system to detect meningitis when it occurs, but there is a way to prevent it occurring. We are so lucky to...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (13 Feb 2018) See 3 other results from this answer

John Curran: 444. To ask the Minister for Health his views on the fact that thousands of the 40,000 eligible schoolgirls are still not getting the HPV vaccine; his plans to increase the take up of the HPV vaccine among eligible schoolgirls; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7356/18]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (8 Feb 2018) See 1 other result from this answer

Alan Kelly: 87. To ask the Minister for Health when the HPV vaccine is to be extended to boys; when the report of the health technology assessment being carried out by HIQA in respect of the HPV vaccine for boys will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6096/18]

Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed) (7 Feb 2018)

Mattie McGrath: ...responsibility. I am sure the Minister read the handbook when he was appointed and he should know by now that he has a responsibility. Several hundred families in the State have issues and concerns in respect of the HPV vaccine and when they came out an lobbied on the issues, they were threatened by a man the Minister should have sacked, Mr. Tony O'Brien. They were called "emotional...

Seanad: Order of Business (7 Feb 2018) See 1 other result from this debate

Catherine Ardagh: I also welcome members of the Air Corps to the House and commend them on their public service. I raise the HPV cervical cancer vaccine and the reluctance of some people to immunise their children against cervical cancer. I agree with the sentiments expressed by Dr. Ciara Kelly in an article she wrote in the Irish Independentin which she stated we should celebrate on the streets that we have...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Quarterly Update on Health Issues: Discussion (7 Feb 2018) See 3 other results from this debate

Kate O'Connell: ...aspects of it. What are the actual rules? There must be a list of rules somewhere on when people can use headed paper and when then cannot. Do we have any news on the roll-out of the male HPV vaccine? Do we have any new data on the uptake? We were up at 61% recently. Yesterday in the Chamber, Deputy Clare Daly raised the case of the lady who died during an intervention into an...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme Data (7 Feb 2018)

Simon Harris: ...the safety and quality of all medicines including vaccines that are licensed in Ireland. I am informed by the HPRA that the enzyme thiaminase is not added during the manufacture of Gardasil HPV vaccine and is not used as an ingredient in the final medicine. Like all other medicines manufactured using cell technologies, trace amounts of residual proteins from these cells, which would...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (6 Feb 2018)

Simon Harris: ...infectious diseases are now preventable by vaccination. The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) continually monitor adverse events to vaccination. HPV is one of the most closely studied and monitored medicinal products. The vast majority of reports received by the HPRA have been consistent with the expected pattern of short term...

Questions on Promised Legislation (1 Feb 2018)

Brendan Howlin: ...and up to 70 lives are lost. Public awareness on screening is essential and women aged between 25 and 60 can avail of regular free checks. However, we all remember the recent controversy over the HPV vaccine. It is essential that we continue to communicate the effectiveness of vaccination. I ask the Tánaiste to provide clarity as to whether the Government has decided to extend...

Seanad: Order of Business (30 Jan 2018)

Maire Devine: ...and encourage women to avail of cervical cancer screening. Over 300 women in Ireland are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year and there are 90 fatalities. Along with the human papillomavirus vaccine, HPV, regular screening is an effective way to prevent cervical cancer. I want this House to promote that message. In breaking news, the Irish Medical Organisation, IMO, has come out...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Inquiries (30 Jan 2018) See 3 other results from this answer

Clare Daly: 413. To ask the Minister for Health his views on the gardasil HPV vaccine containing thiaminase; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4216/18]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (25 Jan 2018) See 1 other result from this answer

Michael Fitzmaurice: ...the Minister for Health the way in which he plans to identify the persons that are at risk of suffering from side effects due to the chronic stimulation of their immune system through the gardasil HPV vaccine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3751/18]

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Implications for Health Sector of United Kingdom's Withdrawal from the EU (Resumed): Department of Health (24 Jan 2018)

Kate O'Connell: ...about viruses and bacteria not recognising borders. From a human health point of view, there is not much point in us having a very comprehensive vaccination programme for MMR and the roll-out of HPV vaccine on the island of Ireland if the same is not being reciprocated across the Border. It would diminish the effect of such initiatives. With regard to the National Institute for Health...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (13 Dec 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Tony McLoughlin: 160. To ask the Minister for Health if there can be a genetic predisposition in some girls receiving the gardasil HPV vaccine that may be unable to clear out the vaccine chemicals in their system; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53321/17]

Select Committee on Health: Estimates for Public Services 2017
Vote 38 - Health (Supplementary)
(6 Dec 2017) See 2 other results from this debate

Kate O'Connell: ...how a budget would have to increase but we should really look at efficiencies that can offer more for less. I commend the Minister on the money that he and his Department have diverted to try to address the fall-off in the HPV vaccine. We often see the Minister at this committee and I feel like he is almost a member of it at this stage. He took this on fearlessly and took the advice...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution: Ancillary Recommendations of the Citizens' Assembly Report: Discussion (29 Nov 2017)

Kate O'Connell: ...withdrew his comments but a cleric in this country recently spoke about teenagers engaging in pure and chaste lives. I am not sure what sort of teenagers he is dealing with but his comments concerned the HPV vaccine and a rather ignorant link between it and sexual activity. Has the Department done any work on the promotion of the HPV vaccine, which can eradicate cancer? I am concerned...

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

Simon Harris: ...any impact that their data may have on the overall assessment of the benefits and risks of a medicinal product. Taking into account the totality of the available information, the benefits of the HPV vaccines continue to outweigh their risks. The safety of these vaccines continues to be monitored at EU level through the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and its expert committees, which...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (15 Nov 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Róisín Shortall: 157. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to expand access to the HPV vaccine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48338/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (15 Nov 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Pat Deering: 168. To ask the Minister for Health if a connection is being made between the HPV vaccine and the onset of symptoms experienced by 628 women; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48368/17]

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