Evaluation of nurse providers of comprehensive abortion care (CAC) using manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) in Nepal

Monday, March 21, 2011

In Nepal, though maternal mortality has decreased in the last decade, unsafe abortion still contributes 7 percent of deaths. A key strategy for improving access to abortion services, especially in rural areas, is to train midlevel providers such as nurses to provide safe abortion services. This fact sheet highlights a study that evaluated the successes and areas for improvement in nurse provision of CAC services in Nepal.