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Abortion - Medical termination of Pregnancy(MTP)


Bioethics press synthesis

Algeria confirms ban on abortion in the event of genetic foetal malformation

27 March 2018

In its report on the draft health bill, the APN Commission for Social Affairs and Health[1] delivered its verdict on the debate aimed at extending access to...

In Canada, the debate on the legal status of the foetus is refuelled

22 March 2018

Premeditated murder? In July 2017, Sofiane Ghazi plunged a knife several times into the abdomen of his partner who was 8 months pregnant. The mother survived...

Contraceptive pill and strokes - is there a connection?

22 March 2018

A report initially published in Medlink Neurology in 2003 has been updated to highlight the links between hormonal contraception and strokes. A distinction...

Legal deadline for abortion reduced from 20 to 15 weeks in the State of Mississippi

22 March 2018

In the United States, the State of Mississippi has just approved a reduction in the legal abortion limit from 20 weeks (22nd week of pregnancy) to 15 weeks (...


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