Session 34:
The Cost of Unsafe Abortion in Developing Countries

Thursday, April 11
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Napoleon A3
3rd Floor

Chair: Janie Benson, Ipas
Discussant: Robert Kaestner, University of Illinois at Chicago

  1. Documenting the Cost of Abortion in Colombia: A Comparison of Costs in the Provision of Postabortion Care and of Legal AbortionsIsaac Maddow-Zimet, Guttmacher Institute; Fatima Juarez, El Colegio de México; Elena Prada, Guttmacher Institute

  2. Documenting the Economic Cost of Unsafe Abortion among Post-Abortion Care Patients in UgandaAparna Sundaram, Guttmacher Institute; Michael Vlassoff, Guttmacher Institute; Leo Amanya, Independent Researcher; Tsuyoshi Onda, Guttmacher Institute; Charles Kiggundu, Makerere University; Florence Mirembe, Makerere University

  3. The Cost to the Health System of Unsafe Abortion in RwandaMichael Vlassoff, Guttmacher Institute; Sabine Musange Furere, National University of Rwanda; Ina Kalisa, National University of Rwanda

  4. Non-Physician Providers and Comprehensive Abortion Care: The Case of Tigray, EthiopiaNdola Prata, University of California, Berkeley; Divya Vohra, University of California, Berkeley; Amanuel Guessessew, Tigrai Health Bureau; Martine Holston, Venture Strategies

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