Fearon welcomes HPV vaccination investment

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Thursday, August 18th, 2016
Sinn Féin MLA Megan Fearon has welcomed news that men in the north will be eligible to receive the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine. fearon15“I welcome the news that my colleague Michelle O’Neill has announced an investment of over £100k into the HPV vaccination programme,” she said. “It is great news that gay and bisexual men in the north of Ireland will be eligible to receive the HPV vaccine. “It will be a particularly welcome announcement coming so soon after the Dublin and Belfast Pride festivals with Newry Pride just a few weeks away.
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Annie newry times box adFearon added, “Investment in this programme will help to provide protection for men under the age of 45 against HPV which can cause a range of cancers.”
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