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First Share the Dignity Vending Machine launches at Mount Isa Sexual Health Clinic
North West Hospital and Health Service (HHS) is pleased to share the installation of the first Share the Dignity vending machine at Mount Isa Sexual Health, providing a range of sanitary items and personal hygiene products.
The initiative aims to provide essential hygiene products to those in Mount Isa facing challenges in accessing them.
Nurse Unit Manager Sexual Health Kelly Wainwright said having access to hygiene products was essential for the health and wellbeing of those in the community.
“We are committed to supporting women in the community to access essential hygiene products and hope this discrete solution helps women who may be experiencing hardship,” Ms. Wainwright said.
“The vending machine is stocked with a variety of products, including sanitary pads, tampons and personal care items.
“The installation at the Mount Isa Sexual Health clinic underscores our commitment to supporting women in our community and ensuring their basic hygiene needs are met with dignity and respect.”
The vending machine is free to access at the Mount Isa Sexual Health clinic located at 1 Barkly Highway, Mount Isa.