Jill Durocher

Blog: Assessing the Experience of Self-Managed Abortion as a Family Planning and Reproductive Healthcare Option

June 14th, 2023
Medication Abortion
Gates Open Research

In this blog, Gates Open Research speaks to Gynuity Health Projects and Women Help Women about a published study confirming the safety and effectiveness of self-managed abortion done with community support and without medical supervision. The retrospective analysis involved more than 3000 people from 30 countries who had sought care through Women Help Women's internet-based medication abortion service.

Journal Article (Abstract) Shochet T. et al. Self-Managed Abortion via the Internet: Analysis of One Year of Service Delivery Data from Women Help Women - Gynuity Health Projects Gates Open Res; doi: 10.12688/gatesopenres.14369.1