Feasibility of providing medical abortion services through telemedicine in Kyrgyzstan

Results of a formative study conducted in August – October 2022 under the coordination of more>>

Find out how the project “Improving access to medical abortion services through telemedicine in Kyrgyzstan” is progressing. Project launched in collaboration with RHTC

We are proud to have good news from Kyrgyzstan from our colleague Baktygul Bozgorpoev. She more>>

Findings of formative research to assess the feasibility of extending the MA via telemedicine service in EECA region

Medical abortion (MA) is one of the options for pregnancy termination for women in Eastern more>>

On April 1, in Baku, the Scientific Conference “Safe Abortion, the latest WHO recommendations on telemedicine” was held.

On April 1, in the capital of Azerbaijan, the Conference “Safe abortion, the latest WHO more>>

Conference held in Yerevan, Armenia: “Preventing unsafe abortion in the present and in crisis situations with the help of telemedicine in line with WHO recommendations”.

RHTC, together with national partners in Armenia, organized the Scientific Conference: “Preventing unsafe abortion in more>>

Georgia. “An Attack on Women, Abortion Services and Democracy” – A documentary

The investigative-documentary film “Attack on Women, Abortion Services and Democracy” was released by the Association more>>

Maternal mortality 2000-2020

A woman dies every two minutes due to pregnancy, childbirth (or unsafe abortion) ew data more>>

Covid-19 abortion experiences on reddit: A qualitative study

Jacques, L.; Valley, T.; Zhao, S.; Rivera, N.; Lands, M.; Higgins, J. A.. We sought more>>

Polish abortion activist Justyna Wydrzyńska speaks in the European Parliament

At the invitation of Renew Europe, the Abortion Dream Team appeared today in the European more>>

In country availability of medical abortion medicines: a description of the framework and methodology of the WHO landscape assessments

Ulrika Rehnström Loi, Ndola Prata, Amy Grossman , Antonella Lavelanet, Natalie Williams and Bela Ganatra more>>

A roundtable was held in Kyrgyzstan to summarize the results of a formative study to assess the feasibility of expanding medical abortion services through telemedicine

The roundtable was organized on December 13, 2022, in Bishkek with the participation of representatives more>>

The II National Congress “Service Delivery of Obstetrical and Gynecological Care” Astana, Kazakhstan

RTC was invited to participate at the II National Congress “Service Delivery of Obstetrical and more>>

The scientific-practical conference of the Republic of Uzbekistan “First trimester pregnancy. Screening and safe methods of pregnancy termination”

On 15 November 2022, Tashkent held the scientific-practical conference by the Obstetrics and Gynecology Association of more>>

On the ten year anniversary of the death of Savita Halappanavar, Lynn Enright reflects on how she galvanized a nation and how there is more to be done.

SUMMARY   Savita Halappanavar was 31 in October 2012 and she was 17 weeks’ pregnant; it more>>

New Study to Further the Evidence-Base for a Later First Trimester Medication Abortion Regimen

October 11th, 2022 Gynuity Health Projects has initiated a study to strengthen the evidence for more>>

Abortion pill: why japanese women will need their partner’s consent to get a tablet

While debate still rages in the US over the repeal of Roe v Wade, a more>>

Is Europe next? Concerns over abortion rights rise after supreme court overturns Roe

LONDON — Abortion rights opponents have long been stuck on the fringes of politics in more>>

French women push to cement abortion rights after US ruling

PARIS (AP) — The right to abortion in France hardly seems under threat — it’s more>>

The safety concern in abortion debate

Summary Abortion is a public health concern besides being a sensitive issue with religious, moral, more>>

Gynuity Health Projects Launches the MA-ASAP Project: Online Access to Medication Abortion Care

The Supreme Court decision to remove federal protection for abortion introduces major new hurdles to more>>

IPPF launches medical abortion course

IPPF and HowToUse have developed a free online medical abortion training for the full range of healthcare more>>

First ever country level estimates of unintended pregnancy and abortion

New estimates from Guttmacher Institute and WHO indicate major inequities in access to sexual and more>>

WHO issues new guidelines on abortion to help countries deliver lifesaving care

Access to safe abortion critical for health of women and girls: WHO 9 March 2022 | more>>

2nd Edition of EECA Regional Conference on Safe Abortion and Family Planning has been Organized

On December 16-17, 2021, the Regional Training Center, coordinated by the Reproductive Health Training Center more>>

Training of Trainers on Safe Abortion Carried Out in Uzbekistan

On December 1-3, 2021, a training of trainers on safe abortion for educational professionals was more>>

Effectiveness of self-managed medication abortion with accompaniment support in Argentina and Nigeria (SAFE): a prospective, observational cohort study and non-inferiority analysis with historical controls

Heidi Moseson, Ruvani Jayaweera, Ijeoma Egwuatu, Belén Grosso, Ika Ayu Kristianingrum, Sybil Nmezi, Ruth Zurbriggen, more>>

Training of Trainers on Safe Abortion Carried Out in Azerbaijan

On November 24-26, 2021, a training of trainers on safe abortion for educational professionals was more>>

Training of Trainers on Safe Abortion Implemented in Kazakhstan

On November 10-11, 2021, a training of trainers on safe abortion for educational professionals was more>>

Global Health Media Project launches set of family planning videos

Global Health Media Project has announced the release of their first set of videos in more>>

Why women choose at-home abortion via teleconsultation in France: drivers of telemedicine abortion during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic

Hazal Atay , Helene Perivier, Kristina Gemzell-Danielsson, Jean Guilleminot, Danielle Hassoun Judith Hottois, Rebecca Gomperts, more>>

Training of Trainers on Safe Abortion Implemented in Kyrgyzstan

On October 5-7, 2021, a training of trainers on safe abortion for educational professionals was more>>

Expansion of a Direct-to-Patient Telemedicine Abortion Service in the United States and Experience during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Chong, E., Shochet, T., Raymond, E., Platais, I., Anger, H. A., Raidoo, S., Soon, R., more>>

Clinical and Service Delivery Implications of Omitting Ultrasound Before Medication Abortion Provided Via Direct-to-Patient Telemedicine and Mail

Anger, H.A., Raymond, E.G., Grant, M., Haskell, S., Boraas, C., Tocce, K., Banks, J., Coplon, more>>

The economic context of pursuing online medication abortion in the United States

Dana M. Johnson, Melissa Madera, Rebecca Gomperts, Abigail R.A. Aiken SSM – Qualitative Research in more>>

Why changes to abortion laws during the pandemic should remain

August 10, 2021 | Rob Reddick As a result of the pandemic, the governments in more>>

Lessons for health workers and advocates on how we can leverage Argentina’s ‘green wave’ to strengthen access to safe abortion

Riding on the green wave of civil society’s victory in Argentina to achieve the legalisation more>>

Drug sellers’ knowledge and practices, and client perspectives after an intervention to improve the quality of safe abortion care outside formal clinics

by Yinka Abiola Adojutelegan, Amy J Coughlin, Kristen Shellenberg, Ayodeji Babatunde Oginni, Bridget Okeke, Okechi Ogueji BMJ Sexual and Reproductive more>>

Self‐administered versus provider‐administered medical abortion

Katherine Gambir, Caron Kim, Kelly Ann Necastro, Bela Ganatra, Thoai D Ngo Cochrane Database of more>>

Safe abortion during the COVID-19 Pandemic

On May 6, 2021 our colleagues from the Kazakhstan Association for Sexual and Reproductive Health more>>

Конференция по репродуктивному здоровью в Азербайджане_03.05.2021

Reproductive Health Conference in Azerbaijan

On May 3, 2021 our colleagues from Azerbaijan organized a highly engaging and interesting conference more>>

FIGO endorses the permanent adoption of telemedicine abortion services

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted women and girls around the world, in part due more>>

The majority of people want to make at-home abortions legal

19 February 2021 by Jennifer Savin A ground-breaking new study of over 50,000 medical abortions has found that the more>>

Exploring Potential Interest in Missed Period Pills in two US States

Wendy R. Sheldon, Meighan Mary, Lisa Harris, Katherine Starr, Beverly Winikoff Contraception; 2020 Dec; 102(6):414-420; doi: more>>

Guidance for the update of training modules on safe abortion care

This Guidance has been elaborated by the Concept Foundation in partnership with RHTC and is more>>

In Uzbekistan, the National Clinical Protocol for Safe Abortion was Approved and Seminars were held with Medical Providers

On October 16, 2020, the Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan approved the revised National Clinical more>>

Online Seminars Presenting the New Clinical Protocol for Safe Abortion Carried Out in Kyrgyzstan

On September 25, 2020, the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic approved the revised more>>

Information on early medical abortion for women using an audiovisual animation versus face‐to‐face consultation: A consortium randomized and quasi‐randomized trial

John J. Reynolds‐Wright, Florence Belleuvre , Anette Daberius, Philippe Faucher, Kristina Gemzell‐Danielsson, Sharon T. Cameron more>>

Revised National Safe Abortion Protocol in Armenia approved and disseminated

On August 28, 2020, the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia approved the more>>

(Ru) Телемедицина и аборт путем самоконтроля: дискуссионная статья

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Medical abortion up to 12 weeks of pregnancy and the introduction of telemedicine for the first time in the medical standards for safe abortion

On August 18, 2020, the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Social Protection approved the revised more>>

(Ru) Бирмингемский городской совет призывает к домашним абортам

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(Ru) Плакат против абортов в Афинах разозлил правительство Греции

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(Ru) Медикаментозное ведение аборта

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(Ru) Отчет о деятельности SAAF 2018

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DKT WomanCare Global Announces Ipas Manual Vacuum Aspiration (MVA) Technology Price Reduction for All FP2020 Focus Countries

Significant price reduction on world’s leading MVA device will increase affordability, decrease risk of complications more>>

“Abortion and Public Health Ethics” by Dr. Mahmoud Fathalla

There is an ethical imperative to take public health action to eliminate the global problem more>>

Abortion by telemedicine in the European Union

Abstract This paper analyses an important set of legal issues raised by the telemedical provision more>>

EUROPEAN UNION MULTI-ANNUAL FINANCIAL FRAMEWORK – EP endorses strong position on family planning, sexual and reproductive health and rights

The European Parliamentary Forum for Sexual & Reproductive Rights (EPF) reports that a sizable majority more>>

Nineteenth Meeting, Kathmandu 2019


Could second-trimester medical abortion be offered as a day service?

Could second-trimester medical abortion be offered as a day service? Download PDF (Eng)

(Ru) Посмотрите, как представлена Молдова в Атласе контрацепции 2019

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Argentine 11-year-old’s C-section sparks abortion debate

News that doctors performed a caesarean section on an 11-year-old rape victim has reignited a more>>

The 11-year-old Argentine girl is not alone. Latin America’s abortion laws are a form of torture.

When two gynecologists performed an emergency Caesarean section on an 11-year-old rape survivor at the more>>

Abortion across Borders Transnational Travel and Access to Abortion Services

Safe, legal, and affordable abortion is widely recognized as an essential medical service for women more>>

The European Parliament launched the Contraception Atlas 2019

Access to contraception should be a key concern of governments in empowering citizens to plan more>>

Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Services for Women of Reproductive Age in Georgia. New Research by Association HERA XXI

The Georgian law enables legal abortion up to 12 weeks of gestation, yet Georgian women more>>

We need to stand up for women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights

Ahead of International Women’s Day 2019, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović more>>

Countries where abortion is legal – and where it is totally illegal

Women in England and Wales have had the right to seek an abortion since 1968, more>>

Photos from the conference IWAC 2019, Thailand

Photos from the conference held in Thailand IWAC 2019, where the director of the Reproductive more>>

(Ru) Руководство Ipas по снижению стигмы абортов

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(Ru) Новое исследование по правам женщин

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(Ru) Новый информационный ресурс для медицинских работников

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Regional Conference on Safe Abortion and Contraception targeted by the International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion

The Regional Conference that took place between November 15-16 is the first topic of the more>>

Press Release

„Alinierea ghidurilor și protocoalelor clinice în avort și planificare familială post avort la recomandările OMS, more>>

Speak up for women’s right

Catholics for Choice has led an effort to respond to Pope Francis’ recent inflammatory and dangerous more>>

“Implementing and expanding safe abortion care: an international comparative case study of six countries.”

A special supplement of the International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics devoted to an international comparative study of more>>

IMAP Statement on medical abortion

The statement is intended to support and guide International Planned Parenthood Federation Member Associations and more>>

Solidarity Request: Please sign the PETITION

Gulalai Ismail, is the co-founder and chair of Aware Girls in Pakistan and an award-winning human rights more>>

Decriminalise abortion, let women and girls take a call: UN rights experts

Against the backdrop of unsafe abortions causing deaths of around 50,000 women every year, a more>>


Abortion legal on request to 22 weeks passed by Queensland parliament, Australia On 17 October more>>

We women who are sex workers and without spouses…

We women who are free sex workers and without spouses are often victims of sexual more>>

AWID calls for signatures on Binding Treatment Statement

This week, feminists and social movements from around the world are coming to the UN in more>>

My body My rights

Through the Manifesto ‘My Body, My Rights! », published the 12th of October, 2018 in more>>

Radical scale up of medical abortion needed globally urges new IPPF report

International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) today launched a new report on global medical abortion access more>>

Worldwide, an estimated 25 million unsafe abortions occur each year

Worldwide, 25 million unsafe abortions (45% of all abortions) occurred every year between 2010 and more>>