UPDATED ICMA INFORMATION PACKAGE ON MEDICAL ABORTION IS NOW AVAILABLE

ICMA is pleased to announce that the updated Information Package on Medical Abortion is now available for download and reading on www.medicalabortionconsortium.org 

This updated version of the ICMA Information Package on Medical Abortion has been revised in accordance with the WHO’s Safe abortion: Technical and policy guidance for health systems, second edition (2012) and other evidence-based technical guidances and recommendations. The ICMA Information Package on Medical Abortion contains comprehensive information on medical abortion, addressed to a broad range of audiences, including women who may be seeking an abortion, women's groups and organizations, health policymakers and health care providers.

ICMA Info Package contents:

Some of the sections of the info package are available in six additional languages: Russian (sections 1, 2, 3, 4), French (sections 1 and 3), Spanish (sections 1 and 3), Portuguese (sections 1 and 3), Hindi (sections 1 and 3) and Arabic (sections 1, 2, 3, 4).

ICMA would like to thank everyone who contributed and provided support and guidance in the process of updating, writing, review, editing, translating, formatting and design of the Information Package on Medical Abortion.

On behalf of ICMA team,
Rodica Comendant, MD, PhD
ICMA operations coordinator

 

 

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