KENYA: Allow abortion in public hospitals, say medics

Poor women seeking safe abortion could soon get the services in public health facilities if developed reproductive health guidelines and policies are ratified. The death of a woman from a botched abortion at a backstreet joint angered former chairman of the Kenya Medical Association, Dr Stephen Ochiel. “The law banning abortion is the greatest killer of women because it does not criminalise sex. It criminalises abortions,” he said. The victim, a hawker visited a quack … Continued

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