Economic Impact of Unsafe Abortion-Related Morbidity and Mortality: Evidence and Estimation Challenges
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Vlassoff, M., Shearer, J. Walker, D. and Lucas, H. (2008) 'Economic Impact of Unsafe Abortion-Related Morbidity and Mortality: Evidence and Estimation Challenges'
Deaths and other complications arising from unsafe abortions impose a huge cost on the lives and health of women living in developing countries. The economic impact is also enormous and is of considerable importance to public policy. But the data needed to accurately measure these costs are in short supply and unreliable.
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