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Access to abortion care in Italy during the COVID-19 pandemic

26th May 2020

In Italy access to abortion care has become more difficult due to the current pandemic in certain regions, and a national network of abortion providers, advocates for reproductive rights and researchers (Pro-choice) is asking that access to medical abortion in the 1st trimester is simplified, including via telemedicine, and allowed up to 9 weeks, as in other EU countries. SIGO, the National Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, supports these requests:



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