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British schoolgirls to get free morning-after pills, condoms (see pics)

London: Alarmed at the growing number of unwanted pregnancies in teenage British girls, the department of health has issued new guidelines for schools to give free morning-after pills and condoms to teenage girls.According to new

PTI [ Updated: April 18, 2014 17:13 IST ]
british schoolgirls to get free morning after pills condoms
british schoolgirls to get free morning after pills condoms see pics

London: Alarmed at the growing number of unwanted pregnancies in teenage British girls, the department of health has issued new guidelines for schools to give free morning-after pills and condoms to teenage girls.


According to new guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice), under-25s should be able to access emergency contraception more readily, including pills and the IUD (intrauterine device, or coil).

The new guidance aims to reduce unwanted pregnancies by ensuring that young people have access to a full range of contraceptive methods, not just pills and condoms, but the longer-acting methods such as contraceptive injections and implants.

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