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Cheaper contraceptive implant to be more widely available in PNG

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Papua New Guinea’s government plans to distribute a cheaper, long-lasting and more effective female contraceptive. The Sino-Implant is composed of two thin, flexible, silicone rods, each containing 75mg of levonorgestrel (a synthetic form of the hormone progestin). The size of a match stick, it is inserted under the skin of a woman’s arm by a Read more