Access to and Quality of Menstrual Regulation and Postabortion Care in Bangladesh: Evidence from a Survey of Health Facilities, 2014

by Altaf Hossain, Isaac Maddow-Zimet, Meghan Ingerick et al.
Guttmacher Institute, 2017

28 pp. 511 kB

Policy and programmatic actions are needed to increase availability of and access to Menstrual Regulation (MR) [defined as the “procedure of regulating the menstrual cycle when menstruation is absent for a short duration,”] and treatment for postabortion complications. Strategies include increasing training for providers and disseminating information about the MR program at the community level. In addition, provision of contraceptive counseling and methods for postabortion care and MR patients must be improved, particularly at private-sector facilities.

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