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KAZAKHSTAN: Price of Contraceptives Prohibitive

Tengrinews.kz on 4 February  and Gaseteadiyaman.com on 3 February reported that Bakhyt Tumenova, president of the Public Fund "Amansaulyk," believes that price is to blame for a decrease in contraception use. “The hormonal contraceptive drug 'Rigevidon number 60' costs 1,500 tenge at the pharmacy. UNFPA buys it for 156 tenge - slightly more than a dollar. The difference is ten times.” Read in Russian: Tengrinews.kz and Gazeteadiyaman.com

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