FIGO sessions on abortion care


Carolin Ekman
 

FIGO sessions on abortion care 






Don't miss these sessions on abortion care during the FIGO virtual conference!


26 October - 3:00 - 4:00 PM (UTC+1) 

Spreading the Revolution

Why Investing in Self-Managed Abortions Is the Way Forward to Realise Women’s Right to Bodily Autonomy

Organised by FIGO Project: Advocating for Safe Abortion (ASAP), Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) and Ipas. 


Chair:

Dorothy Shaw, Canada

Panel:
Bela Ganatra, Switzerland
Lesley Regan, UK
Laura Gil, Colombia
Shabin Shrestha, Nepal
Jedidah Maina, Kenya


26 October - 4:30 - 5:30 PM (UTC+1) 

Community Model of Abortion Care:

Overview and Lessons Learned from an Implementation Study Related to New Abortion Services in Ireland

Organised by World Health Organization (WHO). 

Chair: Antonella Lavelanet, Switzerland

The session will include reflections on:  

  • Overview of Community Provision - Joanna Mishtal, United States
  • Informational Facilitators and Obstructors - Mark Murphy, Ireland
  • Remaining challenges - Trish Horgan, Ireland


28 October - 23:00 - 0:00 PM (UTC+1) 


Induced abortion: Pushing the Limits 


Organised by FIGO

Chairs: Beverly Winikoff, USA and Caroline De Costa, Australia

Speakers: 

  • Self-Managed and “No-Test” Abortion - Beverly Winikoff, USA
  • Expanding the Provider Base to Increase Abortion Access Worldwide - Bela Ganatra, Switzerland
  • Abortion from Very Early to Much Later - Kristina Gemzell Danielsson, Sweden
  • The Continuing Relevance of Vacuum Aspiration in Induced Abortion - Nozer Sheriar, India

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