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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.
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Year Published/Updated: 2015

Author(s): 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