HPV vaccination in men who have sex with men (MSM): year one report

30 October 2018

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The first annual report on the uptake of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among men who have sex with men (MSM) who attend sexual health services in Scotland, was published on 30 October 2018 by Information Services Division (ISD) in collaboration with Health Protection Scotland (HPS). The national opportunistic programme for MSM aged up to, and including, 45 years commenced in sexual and reproductive health (SRH) clinics in Scotland in July 2017. This report provides details on uptake rates in year one of the programme by age group and NHS board. There were 5,905 MSM who received at least one dose of HPV vaccine; this represents a 63.7% uptake rate among eligible MSM attending SRH clinics between July 2017 and June 2018.

The report and data tables are available in the ISD Scotland website

The tables will also be available as supplementary data on the Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus Framework (SHBBV) public data portal