More providers of safe abortion care can save thousands of women’s lives

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More providers of safe abortion care can save thousands of women's lives

Date: February 1, 2017
Source: Karolinska Institutet

Summary: A change in attitudes, increased knowledge and more non-physician healthcare providers trained to perform safe abortions – this is the recipe for increasing the number of caregivers offering abortion care and fighting global maternal mortality, according to a doctoral thesis on abortion care in India, Sweden and elsewhere. Unsafe terminations claim tens of thousands of lives, particularly in the poorer parts of the world.
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Source, Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170201093242.htm