Misoprostol and medical abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Close to 15,000 pregnancy-related deaths occur in Latin America and the Caribbean. This publication discusses how the medicine misoprostol, a proven technology for a variety of obstetric and gynecologic uses, can help save lives in this region, where postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) and incomplete abortion account for a large portion of maternal deaths.

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