Abortion: developments and impact in South Africa.

  title={Abortion: developments and impact in South Africa.},
  author={Roland Edgar Mhlanga},
  journal={British medical bulletin},
The article seeks to clarify the context of the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1996 (Act No.92 of 1996), the factors that led to its adoption and implementation including the role of research in support of policy development, the expanded utilization of professional nurses, and the respect and promotion of women's right to life and well-being. The challenges that cropped up on the road to implementation and sustenance are also spelt out. It is important to evaluate the programme… CONTINUE READING

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