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IWAC (International Conference on Womens Health and Unsafe Abortion) Conference

Date
February 19th, 2019

Bangkok, Thailand, 19-22 February 2019

Gynuity attended the 4th International Congress on Women’s Health and Unsafe Abortion (IWAC) in Bangkok, Thailand on February 19-22, 2019. The conference focused on universal access to safe abortion with emphasis on trusting women. Beverly Winikoff presented new research findings on a panel called “What’s new in abortion services?” and discussed two new models of care: a day outpatient procedure for 2nd trimester medical abortion patients and a telemedicine medical abortion service. Meighan Mary Tarnagada presented study findings from a recently completed study that introduced treatment of incomplete abortion with misoprostol at township and station hospitals in Yangon and Mandalay, Myanmar.