Principal Investigator: Dr. Tewodros Seyoum
Co-PI: Professor Marie Klingberg Allvin
A health systems approach will be used to evaluate the implementation of midwifery-led person-centered Comprehensive Abortion Care (CAC) using quantitative and qualitative data collection methods. The project incorporates three studies focusing on induced abortion and contraceptive counselling as part of CAC:
The design and evaluation of cost-effective Comprehensive Abortion Care (CAC) interventions corresponding to internally displaced women in humanitarian settings is scarce. This interdisciplinary and mixed-method research will ensure that CAC interventions are responsive to local community needs and will pave way for broadening midwives’ scope of practice. This will ultimately improve women´s access to safe and effective CAC services and provide a foundation for evidence-based policy-making in low-resource and humanitarian settings.
Based on the preferences and needs of women, the analysis will explore how midwives can be actors in strengthening the access to and quality of CAC programs in humanitarian contexts, which is explained through the theory of change:
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