Abortion practices undermining reformist laws - experts
This emerged at a Dialogue on Safe Abortions, attended by many of the country’s top experts on the subject and held at a Cape Town hotel last month.
Dr Eddie Mhlanga, Cluster Manager of Maternal, Child and Women’s Health in the national health department, said it was ‘very sad’ that 3 years after the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy (CTOP) Act was liberally amended, only 57% of designated TOP facilities (including Marie Stopes private clinics) were actually functional.
Chris Bateman, HMPG
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Date published: 2011-05-06
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