Tuesday, December 7 / 16:00 - 17:30 UTC

Session 76
Abortion as a Programme and Policy Priority

Chair: Ann Biddlecom, Guttmacher Institute

1. Impact of the ‘Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance (PLGHA)’ Policy on Health Service Delivery in sub-Saharan AfricaNina Brooks, University of Minnesota; Matt Gunter, University of Minnesota; Eran Bendavid, Stanford University; Elizabeth Boyle, University of Minnesota; Kathryn Grace, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; Grant Miller, Stanford University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).

2. Evidence on self-managed abortion in India: Overview of findings, identification of gaps, and recommendations for future researchSruthi Chandrasekaran, Ibis Reproductive Health; Ruvani Jayaweera; Erika Atienzo, Ibis Reproductive Health; Katherine Key, Ibis Reproductive Health; Camille Garnsey, Ibis Reproductive Health.

3. Son Preference and prenatal sex-selection in the UK: New evidence, and policy.Sylvie Dubuc, University of Reading.

4. Sex-selective abortions over the past four decades in ChinaMei Li, Institute for Population and Development Studies, School of Public and Andministration, Xi’an Jiaotong University; Quanbao Jiang, Institute for Population and development Studies, Xi'an Jiaotong University.

5. Menstrual regulation, abortion and postabortion care in Cox's Bazar: Results from a mixed methods pilot testAnn M. Moore, Guttmacher Institute; Kaosar Afsana, BRAC; Altaf Hossain, BAPSA; Jesse Philbin, Guttmacher Institute; Tahmid Hasan, BRAC University, JPG School of Public Health; Mira Tignor, Guttmacher Institute; Saira Jolly, BRAC University, JPG School of Public Health; Ayanti Barua, BRAC University, JPG School of Public Health.

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