Kenya: Must women continue to die due to unsafe abortion?

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Must women continue to die due to unsafe abortion?

Daniel Otieno
Wed 01st Feb 2017

As a private medical practitioner, the moment you advertise your health facility as a centre offering comprehensive abortion care, eyebrows will be raised regarding your religious affiliation.

This is because of the community stigma associated with performing abortion.

Unsafe abortion remains the leading cause of maternal mortality and morbidity. A 2015 study revealed that more 300,000 abortions occur in Kenya annually.

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Source, Standard Media: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/ureport/story/2001227909/must-women-continue-to-die-due-to-unsafe-abortion