mHealth for Safe Abortion in Indonesia

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Investigator: Caitlin E. Gerdts, PhD, MHS
Sponsor: Society of Family Planning

Location(s): Indonesia

Description

Dr. Gerdts' current research involves developing and evaluating a smartphone application for improving information about medical abortion in Indonesia, and collaborating with researchers at ANSIRH and in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Colombia, Nepal, South Africa, and Tunisia to design and implement a Global Turnaway Study which aims to assess how being denied an abortion affects women's physical, mental and social health in countries with varying laws and cultural norms relating to abortion.