Costs of postabortion care in public sector health facilities in Malawi: A cross-sectional survey

This study estimates current health system costs of treating unsafe abortion complications and compares these findings with newly-projected costs for providing safe abortion in Malawi. It finds that transition to safe, legal abortion would yield an estimated cost reduction of 20-30 percent.

Year: 2013

Authors: Benson, Janie, Hailemichael Gebreselassie, Maribel Amor Mañibo, Keris Raisanen, Heidi Bart Johnston, Chisale Mhango, Brooke A. Levandowski

Languages: English

Regions: Africa

Countries: Malawi

Topics: Research