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Abortion - Medical termination of Pregnancy(MTP)


Bioethics press synthesis

Abortion in the Netherlands: on the increase and for older women

07 March 2019

The report on abortion in the Netherlands in 2017 by the Dutch Health and Youth Care Inspectorate (Inspectie Gezondheidszorg en Jeugd, IGJ) has just been...

Irish hospital posts not open to doctors who are conscientious objectors

07 March 2019

The National Maternity Hospital (NMH) on Holles Street, Dublin, has just launched the recruitment of two doctors, an anaesthetist and an obstetrician-...

Switzerland: a petition for information on “emotional distress” after an abortion

07 March 2019

In Switzerland, a petition launched yesterday for information on all aspects of abortion collected 25,000 signatures. “The public, and in particular...

Utah: bill to ban abortion if Down syndrome is the reason

26 February 2019

On 6 February, in the US state of Utah, a Senate committee approved a bill banning abortions following positive diagnosis of Down syndrome. This legislation...


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