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'Women's healthcare a top priority' - Minister for Health

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18.31 8 Mar 2022


'Women's healthcare a top priority' - Minister for Health


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18.31 8 Mar 2022


Government has approved a €100,000 payment to the estate of healthcare workers who died having contracted Covid in the course of their work. It’s estimated 22 people died in such circumstances.

Today, on International Women’s Day and as part of Women’s Health Week 2022, the Minister for Health also launched the Women’s Health Action Plan 2022-2023. This included free contraception for women aged 17-25, funding for continued implementation of the National Maternity Strategy and the opening of specialist menopause and endometriosis clinics.

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