A recent Costa Rica health program offers publicly-funded hormone therapy for transgender people

Jul 12, 2018
Costa Rica recently created a program to offer hormone replacement therapy for transgender people for free through its national universal health care system. Since the program started in fall of 2017 about 30 people have signed up. The government is expecting around 600 people to sign up. Officials are confident the hormone replacement therapy will […]
Revelers pose for a selfie as they take part in the Gay Pride Parade in San Jose on June 26, 2016.

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