ABORTION PILLS VIA SOCIAL MARKETING – How many medical abortion pills were sold via social marketing in 2019

The contraceptive social marketing statistics for 2019 have been published. The other main social marketing groups whose data are included in this report, in addition to DKT International, are Population Services International (PSI), and Marie Stopes International (MSI),

As regards medical abortion pills, Christopher Purdy, President of DKT International, reports that social marketing groups sold or marketed:

  • 8 million medical abortion pill combipacks,
  • 41.5 million misoprostol tabs, and
  • more than 180,000 manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) kits.

He concludes: “It stands to reason that these organizations collectively are providing a significant percentage (if not the majority of) safe abortion products, services, and technology in the world today.”

FULL REPORT: 2019 Contraceptive Social Marketing Statistics, by DKT International, November 2019