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Publication Dates

  • Site published: November 2017
  • Revised: August 2018 and October 2019
  • Next scheduled review date: November 2020


Many thanks to all the following for making their photography available through the Creative Commons:


  • InCharity template by Inwavethemes.
  • Design by Not Only Words Ltd.
  • Content by Peter Baker and Jim Pollard.
  • The content of this site has been reviewed by an expert advisory group comprising: Nick Baker, Outreach and Communications Manager, GMFA: The gay men’s health charity; Dr Nigel Carter, Chief Executive, Oral Health Foundation; Dr Gillian Prue, Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Institute for Health Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast; Dr Sue Sherman, Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology, Keele University; and Professor Margaret Stanley, Emeritus Professor of Epithelial Biology, Cambridge University.
  • References can be found on the Information for Health Professionals page.

HPV Action is very grateful to all the above for their help. Many thanks also to Brook for their comments on the section of the site aimed at boys, the Oral Health Foundation for managing this project and the Men’s Health Forum for overseeing NHS England Information Standard compliance.

Licensed Indications of HPV vaccines available in the UK

Cervarix is a vaccine for use from the age of 9 years for the prevention of premalignant ano-genital lesions (cervical, vulval, vaginal and anal) and cervical and anal cancers causally related to certain oncogenic Human Papillomavirus (HPV) types.

Gardasil is a vaccine for use from the age of 9 years for the prevention of: premalignant genital lesions (cervical, vulvar and vaginal), premalignant anal lesions, cervical cancers and anal cancers causally related to certain oncogenic Human Papillomavirus (HPV) types; genital warts (condyloma acuminata) causally related to specific HPV types.

Gardasil 9 is indicated for active immunisation of individuals from the age of 9 years against the following HPV diseases: premalignant lesions and cancers affecting the cervix, vulva, vagina and anus caused by vaccine HPV types; genital warts (condyloma acuminata) caused by specific HPV types.

Terms and conditions

Thank you for visiting Jabs for the Boys, a website of the Oral Health Foundation.

Below are the Terms and Conditions which are set by the charity for this site. Please read and review these Terms of Use carefully before accessing or using this website. These terms take immediate effect from the time of your first visit to the Site. By using the Oral Health Foundation’s Jabs for the Boys website, you accept these Terms and agree to abide by them. If you do not accept these Terms, do not use this Site.

Checking these Terms regularly is advised as the Oral Health Foundation has the right to, and may, change these terms on occasion. Your continued use of Oral Health Foundation’s website will be deemed an acceptance of the updated or amended terms. An updated version of the terms will appear right here, although, changes to the Terms and Conditions will be flagged up on more prominently on the Site for your attention.

1. About us

1.1. This Site is owned by the Oral Health Foundation, a company registered in England under company number 1027338, with a registered office at Smile House, 2 East Union Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 6AJ, United Kingdom. Our Charity number is 263198 and our VAT number is 366046156. You can contact us at the following email address:

2. Use of Oral Health Foundation’s intellectual content

2.1. While navigating around Jabs for the Boys you agree to use the facility only for lawful purposes, and in a way that does not violate the rights of, hamper or hinder anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the Oral Health Foundation’s website.

2.2. You may view the content available on the Site for personal non-commercial use. You may occasionally print individual web-pages on the Site for your private non-commercial use, provided that such printing is not substantial or systematic and our trademarks and copyright and trade mark notices are not removed.

2.3. You must not use all or any part of our Site or the contents on it for commercial purposes without our permission.

2.4. Unless otherwise stated in these Terms, you must not (whether directly or indirectly) copy, download, store, make available, distribute, sell or offer to sell all or any part of the content or Site, or download or otherwise copy files or data from the Site to make or populate a database or publication of any kind whatsoever. If you require any further information on permitted use, or a licence to republish any part of the Site (or any content), please email us at or contact us by telephone on (+44) 01788 546 365.

3. Medical Disclaimer

3.1. The Jabs for the Boys website provides information ONLY. It does not provide medical advice. The information provided on this site by any means at all including but not limited to articles, videos and audio is intended for general information and educational purposes ONLY and is not intended to be a substitute for advice provided by a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional. 

3.2. Neither the Oral Health Foundation nor any writers, contributors, GPs, other health professionals or expert advisers working on or through the site can be held responsible for any action you do or do not take after visiting this site. By accepting these terms and conditions, you accept that nothing on the site can be construed as medical advice and that you and you alone are responsible for any actions you might take after visiting this site.

3.3 If you are a medical, health, education or other professional then you are encouraged to use Jabs for the Boys for general information purposes.  However, you should not rely on material included on the Site and the Oral Health Foundation does not accept any responsibility if you do.

4. Linking

4.1. You may create a link from your web site to the home page of the Site provided that you do not link to the Site from any site containing obscene, defamatory, threatening or degrading material or material which infringes the intellectual property or other rights of any third party or which is otherwise unlawful. Likewise, linking to an internal or subsidiary page of the Oral Health Foundation’s Site, located one or several levels down from the home page (“Deep Linking”) is permitted in accordance of section 4.2.

4.2. Upon linking to this Site in line with these Terms and Conditions, the Oral Health Foundation shall grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free licence to use the HPV Action and/or Jabs for the Boys names, solely for the purposes of providing an underlined, textual link from your web site to this Site. No other use of the HPV Action or Jabs for the boys names is permitted without the express prior written permission of the Oral Health Foundation.

5. Links to external sites

5.1. The Jabs for the Boys website contains links to other sites provided by sponsors, manufacturers of accredited products and other independent third parties. The Oral Health Foundation will not be held responsible for content shown on these sites and will not be a party to, or responsible in any way for, any arrangements regarding goods or services available from such external sites.

6. Jurisdiction and application of the law

6.1. These Terms and Conditions are governed by the law of England and Wales. The laws of the State will have absolute jurisdiction over any dispute relating to these Terms and Conditions.

6.2. Please do not endanger yourself or others by taking any unnecessary risks or break any laws when conducting yourself the on the Oral Health Foundation’s website.

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