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Unsafe abortion - a silent pandemic

Zofeen Ebrahim

Unsafe abortion - a silent pandemic

a case study

by Zofeen Ebrahim

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Published by Leads Pakistan in Islamabad .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[written by Zofeen Ebrahim ; edited by Gulnaz Nisar Bhutta]
SeriesDicussion paper -- 23
ContributionsBhutta, Gulnaz Nisar, Leadership for Environment and Development, Pakistan
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25079563M
ISBN 109789698529574
LC Control Number2011327561

An article pre-printed by the World Health Organization called safe, legal abortion a "fundamental right of women, irrespective of where they live" and unsafe abortion a "silent pandemic". The article states "ending the silent pandemic of unsafe abortion is an urgent public-health and human-rights imperative.". The World Health Organization defines unsafe abortion as a procedure for terminating a pregnancy that is performed by an individual lacking the necessary skills, or in an environment that does not conform to minimal medical standards, or both. Unsafe abortion is common in places where abortion is illegal.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.   Pakistan is the one of the six countries where more than 50% of the world’s all maternal deaths occur[].It is estimated that , induced abortions are performed annually in Pakistan, and estimate an annual abortion rate of 29 per women aged [].According to World Health Organization, every 8 minutes a women in a developing nations will die of complications arising from an unsafe.

3. Discussion. The literature reveals volumes of research articles, case reports, and letters to the editor on unsafe abortion. All these articles deliver a common message that MTP done by unskilled hands, without taking aseptic measures, leads to severe health consequences ranging from visceral injury, genital fistula, and septicaemia to death of the patient. A group of doctors and residents in Minnesota have sued the state and several of the state’s abortion providers demanding they stop performing surgical abortions during the COVID pandemic. by.


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Ending the silent pandemic of unsafe abortion is an urgent public-health and human-rights imperative. As with other more visible global-health issues, this scourge threatens women throughout the developing by: Unsafe abortion: the preventable pandemic pdf, kb Ending the silent pandemic of unsafe abortion is an urgent public-health and human-rights imperative.

As with other more visible global-health issues, this scourge threatens women throughout the developing world.

Unsafe abortion is a persistent, preventable pandemic. WHO defines unsafe abortion as a procedure for terminating an unintended pregnancy either by individuals without the necessary skills or in an environment that does not conform to minimum medical standards, or both.

1 Unsafe abortion mainly endangers women in developing countries where abortion is Cited by: An unsafe abortion is the termination of a pregnancy by people lacking the necessary skills, or in an environment lacking minimal medical standards, or both. An unsafe abortion is a life-threatening procedure.

It includes self-induced abortions, abortions in unhygienic conditions, and abortions performed by a medical practitioner who does not provide appropriate post-abortion. Ending the silent pandemic of unsafe abortion is an urgent public-health and human-rights imperative.

As with other more visible global-health issues, this scourge threatens women throughout the developing world. Every year, about million abortions are done by individuals without the requisite skills, or in environments below minimum.

The lack of safe abortion facilities will have an impact on both health and family planning long after the coronavirus crisis is overcome, both in terms of unwanted pregnancies and unsafe.

Sexual and Reproductive Health Series, October Unsafe abortion: the preventable. pandemic * David A Grimes, Janie Benson, Susheela Singh, Mariana Romero, Bela Ganatra, Friday E Okonofua, Iqbal H Shah. Ending the silent pandemic of unsafe abortion is an urgent public-health and human-rights imperative.

As with other more visible global. Unsafe abortions - The silent pandemic published: Sunday | Febru In developing countries, unsafe abortion places women at risk because abortion is highly restricted by law, or where it is legally permitted safe abortion is not easily accessible. According to WHO, an estimated 20 million unsafe abortions are performed each year.

Unsafe abortion: the preventable pandemic. The Lancet Sexual and Reproductive Health Series, October Unsafe abortion: the preventable.

pandemic * David A Grimes, Janie Benson, Susheela Singh, Mariana Romero, Bela Ganatra, Friday E Okonofua, Iqbal H Shah. Ending the silent pandemic of unsafe abortion is an urgent public-health and human. Unsafe abortion: the preventable pandemic David A Grimes, Janie Benson, Susheela Singh, Mariana Romero, Bela Ganatra, Friday E Okonofua, Iqbal H Shah Ending the silent pandemic of unsafe abortion is an urgent public-health and human-rights imperative.

Ending the silent pandemic of unsafe abortion is an urgent public-health and human-rights imperative. As with other more visible global-health issues, this scourge threatens women throughout the.

Addressing unsafe abortion needs to be an urgent public health as well as human rights imperative in India and elsewhere. An accurate estimation of abortion is difficult, which is mainly due to the fact that induced abortion is stigmatized and women are reluctant to even report having had one.

Unsafe abortions are particularly difficult to measure. Unsafe abortions - The silent pandemic published: Sunday | Febru Heather Little-White, Ph.D., Contributor As advocacy for increased access to safe, legal abortion continues in Jamaica, arguments for or against it are usually well presented.

The U.N. Human Rights Council claims that “sexual and reproductive health services,” including “safe abortion,” are an essential health service during the COVID pandemic. Unsafe abortion is defined as unsafe when it is performed by either an unskilled person or in unapproved premises or both.

According to Dr Anna Temba from Population Service International (PSI) says, worldwide there are over 20 million unsafe abortions occurring every. Ending the silent pandemic of unsafe abortion is an urgent public-health and human-rights imperative.

As with other more visible global-health issues, this scourge threatens women throughout the developing world. Every year, about 19–20 million abortions are done by individuals without the requisite skills, or in environments below minimum medical standards.

Together, this could result in to three million unwanted pregnancies, to million unsafe abortions, and an estimated 5, to 11, pregnancy-related deaths.

The tragedy of unsafe abortion goes largely unnoticed, a silent scourge in developing countries. Were a jumbo jet carrying women of reproductive age to crash today in Central Africa, with loss of all lives on board, the response would be prompt and predictable.

The World's Silent Pandemic: Unsafe Abortion. Public Hosted by Obs&Gynae Soc. clock. Tuesday, July 7, at PM UTC+ about 1 week ago. Online Event. 21 Went Interested. Share this event with your friends. Hosted by. At le women already die each year due to complications from unsafe abortion, so the pandemic would more than double the death toll based on this conservative estimate of the impact.

We are likely to see much more than a 10 percent loss in services, but the actual scale will be hard to measure because women and girls with no access to. 1.

Br Med Bull. ; Unsafe abortion: the silent scourge. Grimes DA(1). Author information: (1)Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North CarolinaUSA. [email protected] An estimated 19 million unsafe abortions occur worldwide each year, resulting in the deaths of.

Books Music Art & design to die from an unsafe abortion each year. Ahmed said even where it was legal some countries had deemed abortion not to be an essential service during the pandemic and.

She was the victim of a silent pandemic which ki women each year. which highlights the devastating effect that unsafe abortion can have on women's lives Books Music Art & design.