HPV UK update for May 2018

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ENT UK is a member of the HPV Action collaborative partnership of 50 patient and professional organisations that advocates HPV vaccination for both boys and girls. The latest news update is below.

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) will make a decision on vaccinating boys (the Committee next meets on Wednesday 6th June 2018).

The latest article in the Mail on Sunday on vaccinating boys was optimistic about the outcome of the parliamentary debate on vaccination for boys on 2nd May 2018. 
A summary of the debate was published on Friday 11th May 2018 by Trends in Men’s Health and Urology
Thanks to the HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation, HPV Action is the Mumsnet guest campaign for May 2018. Mums are urged to write to their MPs asking for vaccination for boys.
The Cochrane Group has produced a very timely and helpful review of the safety of the HPV vaccine and its efficacy. A summary of its report is available on BBC News Online and the full report is available here.