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Papilloma Virus Vaccine

Volume 448: debated on Thursday 6 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what preparations her Department has made for a human papilloma virus vaccination programme. (81620)

A sub-group of the joint committee on vaccination and immunisation (JCVI) met in May 2006 to review all the available information on human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines and will hold further meetings during 2006. Implementation plans will be based on the advice of JCVI as to the most effective immunisation schedule should HPV vaccine be judged to be beneficial.