Uptake of HPV vaccine increases as HSE campaign shares information

The Health Minister has welcomed an increased uptake rate in the HPV vaccine but is warning against complacency.

Nearly two in every 3 girls are now getting the vaccine which prevents cervical cancer. Last year the uptake figure was just 51 percent.

Speaking on The Joe Finnegan Show, Head of National Immunisation with the HSE, Dr Brenda Corcoran said to increase uptake they needed to get the information out: