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HPV vaccine saves thousands of lives, Sage scientist steps down, ambulance waiting time quadruples and limited access to abortions – this week’s Friday Five

HPV vaccine saves thousands of women from cervical cancer A study has found that the NHS vaccination programme to prevent cervical cancer has stopped thousands of women from developing the disease and experiencing pre-cancerous changes to cells. In the first proof that the programme is saving lives, the Cancer Research UK-funded study found that cervical…

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COP26: Why health and climate change go hand in hand

Written by Juliette Cosgrove The COP26 conference is an urgent and important moment in global politics, with the lives of future generations dependent on decisions made over these next few days. Positive and meaningful action on climate change will reap huge health benefits for all. Climate change and health are intrinsically linked, with the UNDP’s…