Kenyan medics say U.S. health aid cuts will mean more abortions
By Neha Wadekar | KISUMU, Kenya
Tue May 23, 2017
President Donald Trump's dramatic expansion of a policy blocking U.S. aid to organizations offering abortion services will have one sure result, say medical workers in this city: more abortions.
The United States reinstated the "Mexico City Policy" in January, cutting some $600 million in funds for family planning programs overseas.
Last week its scope suddenly mushroomed. Trump expanded it to affect $8.8 billion worth of global health funding, including programs on HIV/AIDS, malaria and child health.
Continued at source: Reuters: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-abortion-africa-idUSKBN18J1Y8