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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-22564: Mark McDonald (Aberdeen Donside)

Independent

Date lodged: 5 April 2019

To ask the Scottish Government when it plans to roll out vaccinations against human papillomavirus (HPV) for adolescent boys.

Answered by: Joe FitzPatrick 23 April 2019

Building on this success we plan to extend the HPV vaccine programme to boys later this year.

New findings have shown the levels of cancer-causing HPV in Scotland have dropped by 90% in young women, demonstrating the significant and continued benefits of our vaccination programme.