What is the HPV Campaign?
HPV is a vaccine which protects against the types of HPV that cause 9 out of 10 cervical cancers.
The campaign is to raise awareness of its positive aspects, and to dispell misunderstandings of the effects of the vaccine itself.
More details available ont he HSE website: https://www.hse.ie/eng/health/immunisation/pubinfo/schoolprog/hpv/about/
Who was Laura Brennan?
Laura Brenna was a young Clare woman who became the public face of HPV vaccine campaign. By becoming the most memorable public face of the advertising campaign, she helped return uptake levels of the HPV vaccine to 70 per cent. She died of cervical cancer at aged 26 but has left a legacy that will save countless other lives in the future.