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New global medical abortion database launched to increase safe abortion access for women

The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) today launched www.MedAb.org – the Medical Abortion Commodities Database, which houses information on the availability of quality misoprostol, mifepristone and co-packaged mifepristone and misoprostol (combipacks) at national level. The database is a resource for public health professionals seeking information to inform policy and use in reproductive health care programmes. […]

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Campaign Safe Abortion in South Africa [special 28 September report]

Global Health Strategies is an international organisation that focuses on improving health and well-being around the world using advocacy, communications, research, and policy analysis. They launched a partner-driven, social and community campaign on #MyBodyMyChoice on 10 September 2018 till 31 October. The campaign seeks to raise the discourse on reproductive justice and abortion as a key […]

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#I Decide What Happens to My Body campaign

To mark the International Day of Safe Abortion,  IPPF launches the Vision 2020 report; Her in Charge: medical abortion and women’s lives – a call for action The report is launched in conjunction with IPPF’s annual #I Decide What Happens to My Body campaign , an animation on medical abortion https://www.ippf.org/idecide/ and a Medical Abortion Commodities Database (www.MedAb.org) with information onquality misoprostol, mifepristone and […]

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28 abortion rights successes in 2018

Read original post HERE For International Safe Abortion Day, on 28 September, we are celebrating 28 aspects of progress and success we’ve seen internationally this year. BY: Nandini Archer & Marge Berer This year marks the 29th time our movement has celebrated 28 September as an international day for safe abortion. It has been a […]

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