Peru continues free contraceptive options for women

Posted on August 18, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America Health, Latin America Womens Issues, Peru, Politics

The female condom, implant and monthly injection was officially incorporated by the Ministry of Health (MoH) in the products delivered free to the population of reproductive age. The launch of such contraceptive methods was carried yesterday in the International Day of Family Planning, by the Deputy Health Minister Jose del Carmen Sara, in the main square of Huaycán in Ate-Vitarte, where he held an information fair to instruct on the use of each contraceptive. ‘Some 41 000 women will have access to these three new methods in the first stage of distribution and the next year is expected to cover the entire country, “the official said.The CEO of the Disa IV-Lima East, Mario Marquez, said that women of…. Read Article

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