PBAC to consider Gardasil vax for boys

A SUBMISSION for adolescent boys to be vaccinated with Gardasil under the National Immunisation Program  (NIP) is set for discussion by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) in March.

CSL last year filed for the Gardasil listing on the NIP to be extended to make it a "gender neutral program" (MO, 9 Nov 2010).

The PBAC agenda for March posted last night includes the CSL submission to extend the listing to males aged