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€31m In Funding For Women's Health Plan

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The plan has been launched on International Women's Day

Funding for free contraception for 17 to 25 year old women will be provided in a plan being launched later.

The 2022 Women's Health Plan is being launched on International Women's Day.

It will see new development funding of 31 million euro this year - up from 4 million in 2020.

The plan includes three new specialist menopause clinics, 2 more regional fertility hubs and period poverty initiatives across local authorities.

Lactation consultants will be provided in every maternity unit along with perinatal mental health services.

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