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IDPH Awards $2 Million In Grants Improving Reproductive Services

State Announces Grants To Midwest Access Project, Planned Parenthood Of Illinois And UIC College Of Nursing To Increase Capacity In Providing Safe Access To An Abortion And Other Reproductive Care

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced it has awarded $2 million to three different organizations to provide training that will increase access to safe, high-quality abortions across the state. The Abortion Provider Capacity Building Grant Program awarded grants to the Midwest Access Project (MAP), Planned Parenthood of Illinois (PPIL), and the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) College of Nursing.

The first-of-its-kind in Ill., state-funded training effort follows the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2022 decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization that eliminated the co...


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