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New Indian Journal of Surgery

Volume  3, Issue 3, July - September 2012, Pages 225-225

 

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Increasing Awareness Regarding Emergency Contraception as a Solution to Unsafe Abortion Following Unwanted Pregnancies
Gireesha Rawal, Jigyasa Sahu, Anuradha Mehta, Titiksha Goyal, Mohit Gupta
Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, India
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Abstract

Unwanted pregnancy followed by unsafe abortion is one of the major worldwide health problems,which has many negative consequences on the health and well being of women. Information about women’s knowledge, attitude and practice of emergency contraceptives plays a major role in the reduction of unwanted pregnancy. Many misconceptions and misunderstandings abound regarding emergency contraception.
 


Corresponding Author : Gireesha Rawal