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Allow non-allopathists to perform abortions

The shortage of trained providers and lack of facilities offering safe abortion services are two of the key contributors to unsafe abortion in India. Unfortunately, the one policy action that could address this acute public health crisis is yet to be taken – making the necessary legal and policy changes to permit nurses and non-allopathic doctors to offer early abortion services, after suitable training.

Year: 2018

Authors: Manning, Vinoj

Languages: English

Regions: Asia

Countries: India

Topics: Media/PR