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Session: Access to Safe, Quality Abortion Care is a Basic Human Right
3140.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Access to Safe, Quality Abortion Care is a Basic Human Right
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant in this session will be able to: 1. Identify key human rights principles and government policies linked to access to safe abortion and postabortion care 2. Appreciate the human rights implications of the dynamics of unwanted pregnancy and abortion at the community level 3. Explain the dilemmas of abortion providers trying to care for patients while practicing medical risk avoidance
Moderator(s):Margaret E. Greene, PhD
10:30 AMAccess to safe, quality abortion care is a basic human right  [ Recorded presentation ]
Deborah Billings, PhD, Leila Hessini, Julie Solo
10:42 AMFrom advocacy to policy change and implementation: Nepalese experience in ensuring abortion as a reproductive and human right  [ Recorded presentation ]
Anand Tamang, Dinesh Dhungel, Prabhakar Shrestha
10:54 AMStructural barriers to safe abortion: Cost of care and human rights  [ Recorded presentation ]
Carol Levin, PhD, Lorelei Goodyear, MPH, Daniel Grossman, MD, Karla Berdichevsky, MD, Thi Thanh Huong Luu, MD, Van Minh Hoang, MPH, MD, Michelle Gardner, MSc
11:06 AMObesity and abortion: A public health collision  [ Recorded presentation ]
Tracy Weitz, MPH PhD(c), Diana Greene Foster, PhD
11:18 AMCommunity-based strategies to increase access to abortion and postabortion care  [ Recorded presentation ]
Lisa Bohmer, Khama Rogo, M. Muganda-Onyando, Monica Oguttu, K. Magak, M. Mukenge, J. Ochieng, S. Orero, C. Ombaka
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; APHA-International Human Rights Committee; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Maternal and Child Health; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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