Abortion in a Global Context

Abortion is a common experience for women around the world; yet it is often excluded from the curricula of health professionals. Our aim is to fill in the gaps left by the exclusion of abortion from mainstream curricula.

This section contains all video lectures and companion materials relating to abortion in a global context.

Learning Objectives

After watching these video lectures, learners will:

  • Recognize global disparities in access to family planning
  • Understand the costs of unintended pregnancy
  • List barriers to accessing timely and safe abortion services
  • Describe post-abortion complications and basics of management of these complications
  • Identify interventions to reduce death from unsafe abortion
  • Review global public health issues related to safe abortion

Assessments

Abortion in a Global Context Questions

Abortion in a Global Context Answers

Video Lectures and Companion Materials

Global Abortion Overview

Video Lecture Presented by:

University of California, San Francisco
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Lecture can be viewed with subtitles in Spanish or French. French translation was made possible by the Safe Abortion Action Fund and International Planned Parenthood Federation. Click the Closed Captions button on video lectures to access subtitles. 

Global Abortion Overview

Week1- GlobalOverview (Grossman)


Slide Set from Video Lecture Presented by:

Dan Grossman, MD
University of California, San Francisco

Click to download Global Abortion Overview (pdf)

Guidelines for Safe Abortion Care

Video Lecture Presented by:

University of California, San Francisco
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Lecture can be viewed with subtitles in Spanish or French. French translation was made possible by the Safe Abortion Action Fund and International Planned Parenthood Federation. Click the Closed Captions button on video lectures to access subtitles. 

Guidelines for Safe Abortion Care

Week4-Guidelines (DePineres)


Slide Set from Video Lecture Presented by:

Teresa DePiñeres, MD, MPH
Fundacion Orientame and ESAR

Click to download Guidelines for Safe Abortion Care (pdf)

Abortion in the International Context

Video Lecture Presented by:

University of California, San Francisco
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Lecture can be viewed with subtitles in Spanish or French. French translation was made possible by the Safe Abortion Action Fund and International Planned Parenthood Federation. Click the Closed Captions button on video lectures to access subtitles. 

Abortion in the International Context

Week1- International (DePineres)


Slide Set from Video Lecture Presented by:

Teresa DePiñeres, MD, MPH
Senior Technical Advisor Fundacion Orientame and ESAR

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Global Obstacles to Abortion

Video Presented by:

University of California, San Francisco
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Lecture can be viewed with subtitles in Spanish or French. French translation was made possible by the Safe Abortion Action Fund and International Planned Parenthood Federation. Click the Closed Captions button on video lectures to access subtitles. 

Global Obstacles to Abortion

Week1- GlobalOverview (Grossman)


Slide Set from Video Lecture Presented by:

Dan Grossman, MD
University of California, San Francisco

Click to download Global Obstacles to Abortion (pdf)

Improving Access to Safe Abortion Care after the First Trimester

Video Lecture Presented by:

University of California, San Francisco
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Lecture can be viewed with subtitles in Spanish or French. French translation was made possible by the Safe Abortion Action Fund and International Planned Parenthood Federation. Click the Closed Captions button on video lectures to access subtitles. 

Improving Access to Safe Abortion Care After the First-trimester

Week4-Access (Grossman)


Slide Set from Video Lecture Presented by:

Dan Grossman, MD
University of California, San Francisco

Click to download Improving Access to Safe Abortion Care After the First-trimester (pdf)

Review of Global Public Health Issues

Video Lecture Presented by:

University of California, San Francisco
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Review of Global Public Health Issues

Week6- Global Review (Grossman)


Slide Set from Video Lecture Presented by:

Dan Grossman, MD
University of California, San Francisco

Click to download Review of Global Public Health Issues (pdf)

High-Quality Abortion Care

Video Lecture Presented by:
Teresa DePiñeres, MD, MPH,
Dan Grossman, MD, and
Jody Steinauer, MD, MAS
University of California, San Francisco

Click here to download this video lecture

Lecture can be viewed with subtitles in Spanish or French. French translation was made possible by the Safe Abortion Action Fund and International Planned Parenthood Federation. Click the Closed Captions button on video lectures to access subtitles. 

Post-Abortion Care

Video Lecture Presented by:
Felicia Lester, MD, MPH and Dan Grossman, MD

University of California, San Francisco

Lecture can be viewed with subtitles in Spanish or French. French translation was made possible by the Safe Abortion Action Fund and International Planned Parenthood Federation. Click the Closed Captions button on video lectures to access subtitles. 

 

Video Companion Guides

Video Companion Guide for Abortion in the Global Context