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Induced abortion in Kenya

K. O. Rogo

Induced abortion in Kenya

by K. O. Rogo

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Published by Centre for the Study of Adolescence in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Abortion -- Kenya.,
    • Pregnancy, Unwanted -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKhama Rogo.
      ContributionsCentre for the Study of Adolescence (Nairobi, Kenya), International Planned Parenthood Federation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ767.5.K4 R66 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination42 leaves ;
      Number of Pages42
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL963137M
      LC Control Number95981769

      Induced abortion is highly stigmatised in Kenya, not least due to the restricted abortion law, so research on this topic is scarce, and statistics regarding UP are limited. In such a context, it can be assumed that women may be reluctant to report UP. Consequently, more Author: Ulrika Rehnström Loi, Marie Klingberg-Allvin, Marie Klingberg-Allvin, Kristina Gemzell-Danielsson, K. with restrictive abortion laws, safe abortion care is not always accessible. In Kenya, the high unwanted pregnancy rate resulting in unsafe abortions is a serious public health issue. Gaps exist in knowledge regarding women’s decision-making processes in relation to induced abortions in Kenya. Decision-making is a fundamental factor forCited by: 7.

      Jun 04,  · Dr. Khama Rogo, a gynecologist at the private Agha Khan Hospital, estimated in a paper published in that at least , pregnancies in Kenya ended in abortion each year. Of those, Dr. Rogo Author: Donatella Lorch. Abortion is never explicitly mentioned in any book of the Judeo-Christian Bible, but we do know that the ancient Egyptians, Persians, and Romans, among others, would have practiced it during their respective eras. The absence of any discussion of abortion in the Bible is conspicuous, and later authorities attempted to close the gap.

      Miscarriage, induced abortion, and other factors, are causes for over 40 percent of the pregnancies in developing countries to result in complications, illnesses, or permanent disability for the mother or child. About 80 percent of maternal deaths in are directed obstetric. May 02,  · Kenyan Clinic Rejects Trump Policy On Abortion, Loses $2 Million In Aid: Goats and Soda The president has banned U.S. aid to any health organization in another country that performs or promotes abortion. Kenya's oldest provider of reproductive health services has already lost funding.


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Induced abortion in Kenya by K. O. Rogo Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Incidence of Induced Abortion in Kenya Extended Abstract Background Globally, unsafe abortion is recognized as a major public health concern and it accounts for 13% of all maternal deaths (1). Every year, 22 million women have an unsafe abortion worldwide and Induced abortion in Kenya book all (98%) of these abortions are occurring in developing countries (1).

Eastern Africa and Kenya. Even though induced abortion is highly restricted in most of Eastern Africa, an estimated million unsafe induced abortions occurred in the region in (Table 1, page 2),1 representing a slight increase since The rate of unsafe abortion is 36 per 1, women of repro-ductive age, and although this rate has.

According to that study, more thanabortions occur in Kenya annually; that translates to 46 abortions for every 1, women of reproductive age. However, the study did not differ- entiate between induced abortions and miscarriages, and the true incidence of abortion is unknown.

Sep 23,  · Abortion numbers, rates, abortion ratios and unintended pregnancy rates were calculated for Kenya as a whole and for five combined regions.

RESULTS: Inan estimatedinduced abortions occurred in Kenya and aboutwomen received care for complications of induced abortion in health facilities. Nationally, the abortion rate was Cited by: 1. RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access Factors associated with repeat induced abortion in Kenya Beatrice W. Maina*, Michael M.

Mutua and Estelle M. Sidze Abstract Background: Over six million induced abortions were reported in Africa in with over two million induced abortionsCited by: Abortion in Kenya is prohibited by article 26(IV) of the constitution unless the life and health of an expectant mother is in danger.

It states Abortion is not permitted unless, in the opinion of a trained health professional, there is need for emergency treatment, or. Baker, J., and S. Khasiani Induced abortion in Kenya: Case histories. Studies in Family Planning 23(1)– Bates, R.H.

Beyond the Miracle of the Market: The Political Economy of Agrarian Development in Kenya. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Behm, H. Socioeconomic. Feb 15,  · Complications due to unsafe abortion cause high maternal morbidity and mortality, especially in developing countries. This study describes post-abortion complication severity and associated factors in Kenya.

A nationally representative sample of health facilities was included in the survey. All regional and national referral hospitals and a random sample of lower level facilities Cited by: With the increasing incidence of induced abortion, it is highly likely that the rate of repeat induced abortions will also increase and as our results show, the higher proportion of repeat abortions among women aged 20–24 than 25 and above suggests that the abortion rate is increasing in bii-va.com by: Apr 28,  · At that time, the only guidance available was the government’s post-abortion care trainer’s manual, which was confusing and contradictory.

For example, it stated on the same page: “The law permits abortion only for the preservation of the woman’s life” and “In Kenya, induced abortion is. cytotec (misoprostol mcg) in kenya – 60 tabs KSh 3, Misoprostol is primarly used as an abortion pill in Kenya; deployed to terminate pregnancies in situations where the current constitution of Kenya.

allow abortion and problems relating to pregnancy are the leading causes of death for women of childbearing age(s), with complications from abortion consistently rendering at the top list. For everyabortion in Africa, women die. This is over twice the average for developing nations and times the number of developed countries.

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Aug 21,  · Inan estimatedinduced abortions occurred in Kenya. This translates into an abortion rate of 48 per 1, women aged 15–49, and an abortion ratio of 30 per live births. Aboutwomen received care for complications of induced abortion in health bii-va.com by: Results: Inan estimatedinduced abortions occurred in Kenya.

This translates into an abortion rate of 48 per 1, women aged 15–49, and an abortion ratio of 30 per live births. Aboutwomen received care for complications of induced abortion in health bii-va.com by: Though pregnancy termination is highly restricted in Kenya, induced abortion remains common.

Illegal abortion is often unsafe, putting women at risk of death or severe complications. A new study by Marie Stopes Kenya showed that per cent of women seeking abortion services in Nairobi “do not know” whether the process is illegal.

The Significance of Induced Abortion in Kisii, Nyanza Region, Kenya Francis Onsongo (PhD Candidate) Division of Geography Department of Geosciences PO Box Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Port Elizabeth, South Africa Email: [email protected] And Nigel Webb (PhD), corresponding author Division of Geography.

Objective. To assess quality of postabortion care (PAC) offered by Kenyan healthcare facilities. Methods. A cross‐sectional survey was conducted using data from the Incidence and Magnitude of Unsafe Abortions study, conducted among PAC‐providing healthcare facilities throughout Kenya from March 13 to June 30, Cited by: 5.

Every year, at least 2, women die from unsafe abortion in Kenya, 21, more women are hospitalized annually with complications from incomplete and unsafe abortion, whether spontaneous or bii-va.com grim as these numbers are, they do not capture the number of women killed or disabled by unsafe abortions who never visit a health facility or whose cause of death is not recorded.

The term spontaneous abortion, or miscarriage, is used to signify delivery of a nonviable embryo or fetus due to fetal or maternal factors, as opposed to purposely induced abortion.

Therapeutic abortion is an induced abortion performed to preserve the health or life of the mother.When a procedure is done or medication is taken to end a pregnancy, it is called an induced abortion. What is a first-trimester abortion? A first-trimester abortion can be performed up to 13 weeks of pregnancy.

Most induced abortions are performed during the first trimester. A first-trimester abortion is one of the safest medical procedures.A study on the magnitude of abortion complications in Kenya found that about 20, women annually sought medical care for abortion-related complications in public sector hospitals alone [13].