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Session 33:
Induced abortion in Africa: incidence, measurement, care, and policy

Tuesday, December 6
2:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Hotel Laico, Rez-de-chaussée

Chair: Solomon Kumbi Hawas, Addis Ababa University
Discussant: Tamara Fetters, Ipas

  1. Abortion incidence in Burkina Faso: estimation and comparison of methodologiesGilda Sedgh, Guttmacher Institute; Clémentine Rossier, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Idrissa Kabore, Institut Superieur des Sciences de la Population (ISSP); Akinrinola Bankole, Guttmacher Institute

  2. Pregnancy loss and termination among women in Nairobi, KenyaRhoune Adhiambo Ochako, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Teresa V. Saliku, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Chimaraoke O. Izugbara, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  3. Expanding private provision of quality post-abortion care and family planning in NigeriaFriday Okonofua, Futures Group International; Rosemary Ogu, University of Port Harcourt; Kingsley Agholor, Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara; Edoja Okpokunu, University of Benin; Lawrence O. Omo-Aghoja, Delta State University, Abraka

  4. Ugandan policymakers' knowledge and perceptions of unsafe abortionAnn M. Moore, Guttmacher Institute; Richard Kibombo, Makerere Institute for Social Research; Deva Cats-Baril, Guttmacher Institute

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