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Expansion of safe abortion services in Nepal through auxiliary nurse-midwife provision of medical abortion, 2011-2013

Comprehensive abortion care services remain out of reach for many women in rural and remote areas of Nepal. This article describes a training and support strategy to train auxiliary nurse-midwives (ANMs), already certified as skilled birth attendants, as medical abortion providers and expand geographic access to safe abortion care to the community level in Nepal.
Authors: Andersen, Kathryn L., Indira Basnett, Dirgha Raj Shrestha, Meena Kumari Shrestha, Mukta Shah and Shilu Aryal
Year: 2016

Languages: English

Regions: Asia

Countries: Nepal

Topics: Research

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