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23 Jul 2020

Guidance for providers offering medical abortion with misoprostol during COVID-19

Gynuity Health Projects

Topics:

Pathways to care, Pharmacy provision, Medical Abortion (MA), Commodities, Product Quality

In response to the urgent need, Gynuity Health Projects and CEDES, in collaboration with ASAP, CLACAI, REDAAS and Women Help Women, have developed a resource to support providers to administer misoprostol for a medical abortion safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, and in accordance with social distancing recommendations.

The guidance reviews the steps of providing misoprostol medical abortion and makes evidence-based recommendations for limiting contact and reducing in-person visits.

The resource is currently available on CEDES’ and Gynuity’s websites in English and Spanish. It will soon be available in French, Russian and Arabic, too.

Current formats include:

Visit Gynuity’s website to download the guides.

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