Implanon at KZN health facilities

2014-08-14 00:00

THE contraceptive Implanon, thrust into the spotlight after being administered to female bursary students set for India, surfaced in legislature yesterday.

MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo yesterday said this contraceptive, inserted under the skin of a woman’s upper arm, was now provided at the provinces’ health facilities. He warned that most of those giving birth nowadays were either too young or immune compromised to fall pregnant.

He described it as a “revolutionary” form of family planning.

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