Youth (aged 9 to 26) living with HIV are now included in BC's free HPV vaccine program! This is an exciting and important change as not all youth living with HIV were previously able to get the HPV vaccine.Read more
YouthCO welcomes the recent announcement from The Honourable Health Minister Terry Lake that British Columbia will expand its free HPV vaccination program to include vulnerable boys and young men. We are excited to know that many of the youth we work with will soon be able to access HPV vaccinations as part of this expansion.
Today's announcement is an important step towards equitable access to HPV vaccinations for those of us who need them.
YouthCO's Executive Director, Jesse, was in the studio at GlobalBC speaking about our reaction to the announcement that BC will expand access to the HPV vaccine to include vulnerable boys and men up to the age of 26.Read more
YouthCO believes all youth will benefit from access to the HPV vaccine, including people of all genders and people living with HIV. On April 17, we reached out to BC's Minister of Health, Terry Lake, to advocate for expanded access to the HPV vaccine.
Read our letter to the Minister of Health about ensuring access for all to the HPV vaccine!