Expanding Access to Postabortion Care Services in Angola with the Introduction of Misoprostol


The Angola Ministry of Health, in collaboration with VSI, conducted a demonstration project aimed at addressing maternal deaths due to complications from unsafe abortion. This research brief demonstrates that misoprostol is a safe, effective and feasible treatment method for incomplete abortion at all levels of the health system, including those facilities that do not have the capacity for manual vacuum aspiration or other surgical interventions.

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Publication date: 
December 27, 2012
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