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IWHC ( International Women's Health Coalition) Conference

February 24th, 2019

“Supporting Women to Self Manage Abortion: Informal Community Care Practices and Considerations for Health Systems,” an expert group meeting, 24—26 February 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Beverly Winikoff attended a meeting organized by the International Women’s Health Coalition convening community care providers, organizations working with formal health systems, researchers, legal scholars. The meeting focused on key areas in supporting the self-management of abortion, including informal community care practices, synergies between informal and formal services, risks and protections in the law and policy environment, and human rights. Recommendations for additional research and action were developed.