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Written Answers. - HIV Infection.

Wednesday, 27 March 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 551 No. 3

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 170. Ms Fitzgerald Information on Frances Fitzgerald Zoom on Frances Fitzgerald  asked the Minister for Health and Children Information on Micheál Martin Zoom on Micheál Martin  the current situation regarding compensation for haemophiliacs. [10473/02]

Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Martin): Information on Micheál Martin Zoom on Micheál Martin During a meeting I had with representatives of the Irish Haemophilia Society last Thursday, 21 March, we had a detailed discussion on the proposed compensation scheme for HIV-infected haemophiliacs and their dependants. Since then the society has had two meetings with Department officials to discuss the matter and a further meeting is scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, 28 March. I reiterate my commitment to bringing this matter to a conclusion as early as possible.

[858]Question No. 171 answered with Question No. 154.

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