Important information for Healthcare Workers

Information for Health workers – doctors and nurses

There are new updates on abortion and clinical guidance, This new edition provides policy-makers, programme managers and health-service providers with the latest evidence-based guidance on clinical care. It includes information on how to establish and strengthen services, and outlines a human-rights-based approach to laws and policies on safe, comprehensive abortion care.

Here are a range of useful sites to consult

https://www.ipas.org/en/Resources/Ipas%20Publications/Clinical-updates-in-reproductive-health.aspx

https://www.westerncape.gov.za/files/documents/2003/top_policy_2000.pdf

http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/unsafe_abortion/en/

http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/181041/1/9789241549264_eng.pdf

http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/unsafe_abortion/9789241548434/en/

The following are materials –

Health workers for Choice  and Health workers for Change which takes the Values Clarification concept and process a little further. It is well researched and has been published by the WHO

https://www.wits.ac.za/publichealth/research-entities/gender–health/improving-health-systems-and-health-resources/