Clandestine and Unsafe Abortion Common in Malawi

Clandestine and Unsafe Abortion Common in Malawi

New Evidence Can Inform Policy Discussions on Reducing Maternal Deaths New research estimates 141,000 abortions occurred in Malawi in 2015—at an annual rate of 38 abortions per 1,000 women of reproductive age—all of which indicates that abortion is common in the country. The majority of these procedures were performed under clandestine and unsafe conditions and often resulted in complications. The research, which was conducted by the U.S.-based Guttmacher Institute and the Centre for Reproductive Health…

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From Research to Practice: Training in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research

From Research to Practice: Training in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research

Introduction The Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research (GFMER) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners announces the online training course on research methodology in sexual and reproductive health for 2017: “From Research to Practice: Training in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research“. This course is an appropriate training package that meets the needs of health care providers and other professionals involved in research in many countries. The course aims to…

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