A3. Expanding evidence-based abortion care: Three Asian Country’s Experiences Integrating Evidence-Based Abortion Care Into Services
Organization: Gynuity Health Projects
In this session we will present findings from a number of initiatives aimed at increasing access to abortion services globally. Presentations will include a discussion of a collaborative project between Gynuity Health Projects and the Department of Medical Research, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Sport of Myanmar to conduct operations research using a single dose of misoprostol as a first-line treatment for incomplete abortion at two tertiary facilities in Yangon.
Time: 12:00-13:30 - 28/11/2017
Chair: Jennifer Blum.
1. Dr. Anjum Akhter, Rahnuma-Family Planning Association of Pakistan (FPAP) “Simplifying medical abortion services: Findings from Pakistan”
2. Dr. May Myat Thuzar Hlaing, Thingangyun Sanpya Hospital, Yangon, Myanmar“ Integrating misoprostol into incomplete abortion care services: The Myanmar experience”
3. Dr Phan Bich Thuy, Asia Safe Abortion Partnership (ASAP) “New abortion guidelines for Vietnam: Evidence and Practice Updates”
4. Ms. Jennifer Blum, Gynuity Health Projects “Task-shifting abortion service delivery”