Agnès Guillaume

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Since the early 2000s a new form of progesterone based emergency contraception with no side effects has been on the African market, aimed at reducing contraceptive failure rates and the mortality associated with the practice of unsafe abortion. Studies of emergency contraception (EC) carried out in West Africa have only examined opinions and knowledge about(More)
Application of PBT in Ghana A pilot test of PBT to assess its feasibility in estimating stillbirths, miscarriages and induced abortions was conducted in Accra, Ghana (Oliveras et al. 2008). Data were collected during prenatal and maternity visits made from November 2003 through January 2004 at three public and two private clinics. As such, the sample(More)
The IUSSP Scientific Panel on Abortion, in collaboration with the Centre Population et Développement (CEPED) and the Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l’Amérique Latine (CREDAL – UMR7169 CNRS-Université de Paris III Sorbonne nouvelle), held a seminar on “Measurement of Abortion Incidence, Abortion-Related Morbidity and Mortality,” at the Sorbonne,(More)
The IUSSP Scientific Panel on Abortion, in collaboration with the Population Council’s Nairobi office, held a seminar on “Decision-making regarding abortion—determinants and consequences” in Nanyuki, Kenya, 3-5 June 2014. The seminar was supported by funds provided by the IUSSP, and with additional technical and financial support from STEP UP (Strengthening(More)
The IUSSP Scientific Panel on Abortion, in collaboration with Ipas–Ethiopia Office, held a seminar on “Interrelationships between contraception, unintended pregnancy and induced abortion” in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 1-3 December 2008. The seminar was supported by funds provided by the IUSSP, the Department of Reproductive Health and Research of the World(More)
The IUSSP Scientific Panel on Abortion, in collaboration with the Population Council’s Mexico office, held a seminar on “The Health, Social and Economic Consequences of Unsafe Abortion” in San Juan del Rio, Mexico, 10-12 November 2010. The seminar was supported by funds provided by the IUSSP, and with additional external support from the Population Council,(More)
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to document the means women use to obtain abortions in the capital cities of Benin and Burkina Faso, and to learn whether or not use of misoprostol has become an alternative to other methods of abortion, and the implications for future practice. STUDY DESIGN We conducted in-depth, qualitative interviews between 2014 and 2015(More)
Unsafe abortion continues to be an important factor affecting women’s reproductive lives and survival in the developing world, where 98% of all unsafe abortions occur [1]. It has not declined in recent years, continuing at an annual rate of 16 per 1000 women of reproductive age in the developing world according to updated information for 2008 [2,3]. Laws(More)
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