As originally published in Healthcare for Women International, Dec. 19, 2019 (Taylor & Francis)
At a time of urgent calls for more evidence on the situation of abortion services globally (Faundes, 2012; Faundes, Rao, & Briozzo, 2009), the authors synthesize available research on the provision, utilization, and accessibility of post-abortion care (PAC) services in sub-Saharan Africa, focusing on the following questions:
Answers to these questions have potential to guide global action, including research, policy, and investments to address women’s risks for unsafe abortion wherever it still occurs.
Publication Subtitle: A systematic review
Publication Year: 2019
Publication Author: Chimaraoke Izugbara, Frederick Murunga Wekesah , Meroji Sebany, Elizabeth Echoka, Joshua Amo-Adjei & Winstoun Muga
International Center for Research on Women, Washington, D.C, USA; African Population & Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya; Centre for Public Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute – KEMRI, Nairobi, Kenya; Department of Population and Health, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2020 In a landmark step