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# women's healthcare

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2022
# cariban
Women who suffer severe pregnancy sickness to have access to drug free of charge from January
Cariban can cost women up to €3,000 over the course of a pregnancy.
Voices
Opinion: Every woman needs access to reproductive healthcare over the course of her life
On the launch of its new ‘Every Woman’ report into healthcare, National Women’s Council Director Orla O’Connor looks at the challenges that still remain.
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Pharmacist: HRT and supplements for menopause have greatly improved - there's no need to suffer
Pharmacist Oonagh O’Hagan says the culture of silence around menopause is almost gone and there are many choices now for women.
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Ruth Coppinger: Savita 10 years on - why we need a permanent memorial
Maternity care must change forever in this country so we never see another case like Savita’s, writes Coppinger.
# Roe v Wade
West Virginia governor signs abortion ban into law
The bill will go into effect immediately, except for the criminal penalties, which will go into effect in 90 days.
# CervicalCheck
Harris: CervicalCheck chief’s comments ‘inappropriate, unfortunate, insensitive’
Harris said the comments ‘really hurt’ the 221+ group.
# National Maternity Hospital
‘No guarantee’ that maternity hospital CPO would be successful – Donnelly
Transport Minister Eamon Ryan said further delay would not be the right choice.
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GP: My patients do not need to see your placards with your value judgements
Dr Brian Kennedy says recurring abortion protests outside healthcare clinics are wrong and need to stop.
# supporting women
Menopause workplace policy for businesses to be developed, says health minister
Women have recently shared their menopause experience on RTÉ’s Liveline.
# women's healthcare
Health minister announces 'see-and-treat' gynaecology services and 'advanced' endometriosis centre
These two health policies are recommendations from the Women’s Health Taskforce, established by the Department of Health in September 2019.