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Efficacy and acceptability of early mifepristone-misoprostol medical abortion in Ukraine: Results of two clinical trials

This paper reports on two studies that were conducted to improve service delivery of medical abortion in Ukraine by introducing updated, evidence-based regimens. Both studies demonstrated high efficacy and acceptability, as well as a preference for home administration of the misoprostol. The Ukraine Ministry of Health has since updated the national medical abortion protocol to reflect these findings.

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  • Topic: Medical Abortion
  • Type: Staff Publication
  • Author: Raghavan, S., Maistruk, G., Shochet, T., Bannikov, V., Posohova, S., Zhuk, S., Lishchuk, V., Winikoff, B.
  • Published: April 2013