Nepal Government approves home use of medical abortion services though certified providers ensuring access to safe abortion services during COVID-19 

Big Victory: Nepal Government approved home use of medical abortion services though certified providers ensuring access to safe abortion services during COVID-19 

IPPF welcomes the decision of the Ministry of Health (MoH), Nepal to endorse and approve the final MNCH guidelines that allow home-based Medical abortion through outreach model and telemedicine. This is a life-saving decision for many women and girls in need of service but facing the mobility and accessibility-related barriers owing to COVID19. 

Many congratulations to Family Planning Association of Nepal  and partner CSOs part of the Large Anonymous Donors (LAD) consortium for their contributions and partnership with Family Welfare Division, Nepal.

Read more about abortion services during COVID-19: South Asia experiences https://www.ippfsar.org/resource/enabling-abortion-services-during-covid-19