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UK government announces sex health strategy

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 03 April 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:894
  1. Vicki Madden
  1. London

    The UK Government has announced a radical policy to combat widespread ignorance on sexual and reproductive health.

    Britain has one of the highest rates of teenage pregnancies in Europe and around one fifth of pregnancies end in abortion. Speaking at the annual conference of the Family Planning Association last week, Tessa Jowell, the minister for public health, said that over the next 12 months the …

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