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Family Group Calls For Free Contraceptive Pill In Australia

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

A family planning group in Australia is urging the government to copy New Zealand and offer the "morning-after pill" free to the nation's women. The pill is available in Australia over the counter, but the head of the Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT said it is too expensive for the low-income segment of the population. Tim Bavinton acknowledged free distribution should be done with safeguards, but cited current rules placed on pharmacists who sell the drug OTC. (Click here for more



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