Jeremy Hunt Faces Fresh Calls To Vaccinate Teenage Boys Against HPV

The Mail on Sunday published this article today mentioning our intention to seek a judicial review on the grounds on gender discrimination if the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) make a final decision to continue to make the human papilloma virus (HPV) unavailable to males.

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The article mentions that although vaccinating boys had not been seen as cost effective, ‘updated results are closer to the threshold of cost-effectiveness’ and the  Department of Heath will now allow it to alter the basis of the computer model that led to its previous decision.

We are hopeful that as momentum continues to grow for universal HPV vaccination that they will change their initial decision and offer universal HPV vaccination, but we need to be prepared to challenge this if they don’t.

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