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IHS tells clinics to expand access to emergency contraception

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The Indian Health Service is expanding access to emergency contraception.

The IHS issued a verbal directive to clinics to dispense Plan B without a consultation or prescription, the Associated Press reported. A written policy is still being drafted.

Advocates for Native women have been pushing IHS to finalize the policy.

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IHS expands access to Plan B for Native women (AP 9/19)

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Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux activist tackles women's rights (6/3)


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