Medication abortion in Canada: a right-to-health perspective.

  title={Medication abortion in Canada: a right-to-health perspective.},
  author={Joanna N. Erdman and Amy Grenon and Leigh Harrison-Wilson},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={98 10},
The right to health under the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, to which Canada is a signatory, entitles women to available, accessible, and acceptable abortion care. Abortion care in Canada currently fails this standard. Medication abortion (the use of drugs to terminate a pregnancy) could improve abortion care in Canada, but its potential remains unrealized. This is in part attributable to the unavailability of mifepristone, the safest and most effective… CONTINUE READING
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