WHO: New clinical handbook launched to support quality abortion care (2)

18 June, 2023

Self managed termination of pregnancies may overcome some of the obstacles that women face in making choices about pregnancies. “Worldwide, the unintended pregnancy rate is approximately 45% of all pregnancies, (for a total of 120 million unintended pregnancies annually) but rates vary in different geographic areas and among different sociodemographic groups.[2][3] Unintended pregnancies may be unwanted pregnancies or mistimed pregnancies.[4] Unintended pregnancy - Wikipedia” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unintended_pregnancy.

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