PROTECT-EUROPE Vaccinating Europe to protect against HPV cancers

27 Jan 2023
Picture includes: Professor Josephine Hegarty (UCC); Professor Daniel Kelly (Cardiff University) and Professor Jonathan Drennan (UCD) pictures outside the EU Commission.

Vaccinating Europe to protect against HPV cancers

EU4Health 2 year Programme PROTECT-EUROPE Vaccinating Europe to protect against HPV cancers funded by the European Union was launched in Brussels on the 26th and 27th January.  #PROTECTEUROPE, a major and innovative two-year project to get more young people in Europe vaccinated against the often deadly human papilloma virus (#HPV), was officially launched with 33 partner organisations and 16 countries. Details are in the EU Projects section on our website which includes our PROTECT-EUROPE webpage (under continuous development as the project progresses) (#@ EU_HaDEA and @EU4Health).

Professor Josephine Hegarty (UCC), Dr Serena Fitzgerald (UCC) and Professor Jonathan Drennan (UCD) are coordinating Work Package 5 on Monitoring and Evaluation.  The Consortium presented at the EU Commission being kindly hosted by Alin Mituta (MEP, Romania).

The PROTECT-Europe project focuses on 1) best clinical practice: from science to delivery 2) getting the message across borders: targeted public health communications and 3) members states guidelines and support.

Professor Josephine Hegarty (UCC) & 

Professor Jonathan Drennan (UCD) 

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