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UAMS Extends Grant-Funded Contraception Program for Low-Income Post-Partum Patients


The "Increasing Equity and Access to Contraception in Arkansas Initiative" led by University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock provides long-acting reversible contraceptive devices to uninsured women who've just given birth. The initiative aims to reduce unintended pregnancies says Nirvana Manning, M.D., chair of UAMS Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative reporter and news producer for <i>Ozarks at Large.</i>
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