Easy access to pill by Quebec teens.
The policy is designed to makes easier for sexually active girls to access birth control, in the hope that doing so will reduce the abortion rate in the province.
"This is a strategy to reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies. It's a practical solution to a real problem," Dr. Yves Lamontagne, president of the Quebec Order of Physicians said.
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|Title Annotation:||HEALTH; to reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||May 23, 2005|
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