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Mifepristone-Misoprostol for early Medical Abortion in Uzbekistan

Published:
Apr. 2013
Type:
Staff Publication
Topic:
Medical Abortion
Authors:
Raghavan, Sheila, Tsereteli, Tamuna, Winikoff, Beverly Raghavan, S., Tsereteli, T., Kamilov, A., Kurbanbekova, D., Yusupov, D., Kasimova, F., Jymagylova, D., Winikoff, B.

This study sought to assess the feasibility and acceptability of introducing medical abortion up to 63 days’ LMP in Uzbekistan, with the option of home administration of misoprostol. Findings include a high success rate and high acceptability among participants. In addition, almost all women chose to administer the misoprostol at home.

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