Multi-country abortion measurement

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A Judith Lumley Centre lunchtime seminar with Mridula Shankar

Wednesday 04 March 2020 12:30 pm until Wednesday 04 March 2020 01:30 pm (Add to calendar)
Judith Lumley Centre
Presented by:
Mridula Shankar
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Novel approaches to measuring induced abortion incidence and the quality of informal abortion care:

Findings from Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire and Rajasthan, India

Mridula Shankar is a PhD candidate in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is a researcher on a multi-country abortion measurement study conducted by Performance Monitoring and Action, a project of the Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health. Her dissertation investigates factors influencing women’s pathways and experiences of abortion care, and the measurement of quality in informal medication abortion provision in resource-constrained and legally restrictive settings.

Mridula has previously conducted research on gender and reproductive health in Southern India and coordinated projects on family violence and the accessibility of abortion care in Australia.

Time and venue

4 March 220
12:30 - 1:30 pm
Judith Lumley Centre, School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University
Bundoora Campus, George Singer Building: level 3, room 335
Zoom: [external link]

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level 3, room 335

George Singer Building, La Trobe University



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