Topic: Medical Abortion (MA)

Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown on Access to Safe Abortion in Nigeria

Sexual and reproductive health care is often neglected or difficult to access during a crisis, and this can in turn drive more people to seek unsafe abortions that risk their health and lives. For these reasons, Ipas Nigeria conducted a study to understand the impact of Nigeria’s COVID-19 lockdowns on access to safe abortion. Overall, study findings show that the lockdowns exacerbated the pandemic’s impact on women’s access to safe abortion services.

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How to buy abortion pills that are safe and effective

Abortion with pills is a safe and effective way to end a pregnancy, but you must use the right medications. There are many counterfeit and poor-quality abortion pills available. Here are 10 common questions and answers to help you find the right pills.

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Medication Abortion Self-Care: A guide for community accompaniment to support women

This guide includes basic information on medication abortion (abortion with pills) and was developed to help community members trained in accompaniment to support women with safe options in their abortion care. The term “accompaniment” refers to any support offered a woman during her entire experience of considering, seeking and engaging in abortion self-care.

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Medical Abortion (MA) Supply Guidance Tool

The Ipas MA Supply Guidance Tool is a simple supply management tool that can be successfully used in service delivery settings that use misoprostol for postabortion care (PAC) as well as in settings where both misoprostol for PAC and induced abortion are available. This tool will enable you to quickly and easily calculate your facility’s average monthly consumption of misoprostol (and mifepristone, depending on your setting) and recommended minimum and maximum inventory levels. This tool was developed by Ipas.

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Guidance proposée par Ipas concernant les fournitures requises pour l’avortement médicamenteux

La Guidance proposée par Ipas concernant les fournitures requises pour l’avortement médicamenteux constitue un outil de gestion des fournitures simple d’emploi pouvant être utilisé par les centres de fourniture de services qui utilisent le misoprostol dans le cadre des soins après avortement, ainsi que par les centres qui proposent le misoprostol à la fois dans le cadre des soins après avortement et pour des avortements provoqués. Cet outil permet de calculer rapidement et aisément la consommation moyenne mensuelle de misoprostol (et, le cas échéant, de mifépristone) de votre institution, ainsi que les stocks minimal et maximal recommandés. Cet outil a été développé par Ipas.

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Guía de Ipas para la gestión de insumos de aborto con medicamentos (AM)

La Guía de Ipas para la gestión de insumos de AM es una herramienta sencilla para la gestión de insumos, de gran utilidad en ámbitos de prestación de servicios donde se emplea el misoprostol para la atención postaborto (APA), así como en ámbitos donde se ofrecen tanto misoprostol para la APA como servicios de aborto inducido. Esta herramienta le permitirá calcular rápida y fácilmente el consumo mensual promedio de misoprostol (y mifepristona, dependiendo de su establecimiento) en su unidad de salud, así como los niveles mínimo y máximo de inventario recomendados. Esta herramienta fue elaborada por Ipas.

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Orientação para Gestão de Suprimentos de Aborto Medicamentoso (AM)

A Ferramenta de Orientação para Gestão de Suprimentos de AM do Ipas é uma ferramenta de gestão de suprimentos simples que pode ser usada com sucesso nos locais de prestação de serviços que usam misoprostol para serviços de assistência pós-aborto (APA), bem como nos locais onde misoprostol é usado para APA e para aborto induzido. Esta ferramenta ajudar-lhe-á a calcular de forma rápida e fácil o consumo médio mensal de misoprostol da sua unidade sanitária (incluindo mifepristona, dependendo do seu contexto) e os níveis mínimos e máximos de inventário recomendados. Esta ferramenta foi desenvolvida pelo Ipas.

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