Issue 16.3

What influences the uptake of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in males: a public health approach

In the UK vaccination programme, HPV vaccination is predominantly promoted as a female public health concern, and vaccination is aimed at girls aged 12–13 years old. Recent studies in HPV vaccination have shown health benefits for males in the prevention of ano-genital and penile cancer and genital warts. Despite male vaccination being supported by significant national and international organisations, in the UK it has come down to a cost-effectiveness issue, which raises many ethical questions.

Jade Hill
Faculty of Nursing, Manchester Metropolitan University

Book review: Body Counts – A Memoir of Activism, Sex, and Survival

'As I’ve survived longer, I’ve felt more of a compulsion to bear witness…there are fewer and fewer people alive who were there who can speak first hand as to what it was like.’ Few have articulated so honestly, and in such depth, what was taking place in the earliest days of the HIV epidemic, but Sean Strub can and does just this. This is a powerful and moving book which I would recommend to anybody as a story of resilience and survival.

Juliet Bennett
Independent Nurse Advisor

How to conduct a literature review: a process that should be familiar to nurses

Writing and research can be challenging for nurses at undergraduate and postgraduate level; however, understanding the process and developing the skills to conduct a literature review with a staged strategy will positively affect care delivery.

Katie Rowson
University of Central Lancashire

HIV Nursing

Sharing best practice in HIV care

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