HPV Vaccine Update

  In late 2017 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced that the new 9 strain HPV vaccine would be free to all 12-13 year old students from 2018. The original 4 strain HPV vaccine introduced to the immunisation program in 2013 protected against HPV 6, 11, 16 and 18 – offering 70% protection against cervical cancer causing HPV types. The new vaccine adds 5 further types (31, 33, 45, 52, and 58) now… Read More

PrEP is here!

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is the use of medication by people without HIV to prevent infection.