Quantification of Unsafe Abortion in Nigeria and Possible Panacea

Authors

  • Omo-Aghoja LO

Abstract

(Largely culled from an earlier publication by the author: Omo-Aghoja LO. Unsafe Abortion and miscarriages: Quantification and public health related perspectives. Port Harcourt Medical Journal 2013; 7:219-231).

Author Biography

Omo-Aghoja LO

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Faculty of Clinical Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Delta State University Abraka.

References

Omo-Aghoja LO. Unsafe Abortion and miscarriages: Quantification and public health related perspectives. Port Harcourt Medical Journal 2013; 7:219- 231.

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World Health Organization (WHO), Division of Reproductive Health. Unsafe Abortion: Global and Regional Estimates of Incidence and Mortality due to Abortion, with a listing of availablecountry data. 3rd ed. Geneva: World Health Organization; 1998.

Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI). Sharing Responsibilities: Women, society, and abortion worldwide. New York: AGI; 1991.

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Akinrinola Bankole, Isaac F. Adewole, Rubina Hussain, Olutosin Awolude, Susheela Singh, and Joshua O. Akinyemi. The Incidence of Abortion in Nigeria. Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2015 December; 41(4): 170–181. doi:10.1363/4117015.

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Quantification of Unsafe Abortion in Nigeria and Possible Panacea

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09-05-2022

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Omo-aghoja L. Quantification of Unsafe Abortion in Nigeria and Possible Panacea. AJTMBR [Internet]. 2022 May 9 [cited 2022 Aug. 11];5(1):7-9. Available from: https://ajtmbr.org.ng/index.php/home/article/view/74