Long-awaited abortion pill Mifegymiso makes Canadian debut

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Long-awaited abortion pill Mifegymiso makes Canadian debut
Kelly Grant - HEALTH REPORTER

The Globe and Mail

Published Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

The abortion pill is finally available in Canada.

The first shipments of Mifegymiso arrived earlier this week at two women’s health clinics in Vancouver and Calgary, marking the beginning of a potential sea change in how women in Canada choose to end their pregnancies.

“We were over the moon,” said Celia Posyniak, the executive director of Calgary’s Kensington Clinic, the first place in the country to provide the medication to a patient. “There’s a few of us who’ve been here for 25 years or more and we’ve been waiting for it for all that time. Canada was definitely a laggard.”

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Source, Globe & Mail: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/long-awaited-abortion-pill-mifegymiso-rolls-out-in-canada/article33695167/