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Entries Tagged as 'Cervical cancer'

Focus on Cervical Cancer Prevention

January 21st, 2010 · 3 Comments · Feminism, Lesbian, LGBT, Social Policy

Next week is European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. There are a number of developments recently in screening for cervical cancer – some I’ve previously written about which have concerned me but it’s vitally important that women continue to be screened for the disease.  (And for the many lovely lesbians who read this blog –  I […]


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UK government fast tracks HPV vaccine – Irish govt seeks sponsorship

December 30th, 2008 · Comments Off on UK government fast tracks HPV vaccine – Irish govt seeks sponsorship · HSE, Irish Politics, Recession

In the category of ‘look what a useless shower of muppets our government are…’ (Large category I know!) Just before Christmas the UK government announced that they will be fast tracking the roll out of the programme to vaccinate young women between the ages of 12 and 17. The roll out of the programme has […]


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Mary Harney cops out on Cervical Cancer vaccine roll out

August 5th, 2008 · 14 Comments · Equality, Irish Politics

I haven’t read such a half hearted announcement for a campaign to protect women’s health in ages, I was waiting to see if Mary Harney would bite the bullet – but it seems she put on her vest and is playing russian roulette instead. Minister Harney Approves Introduction Of Cervical Cancer Vaccination Programme 5 August […]


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