Health worker roles in providing safe abortion care and post abortion contraception
    Rôles des agents de santé dans la dispensation des soins liés à l’avortement sécurisé et de la contraception post-avortement
    Funciones del personal sanitario en la atención para un aborto sin riesgos y los métodos anticonceptivos después del aborto

    Publication year: 2015

    Planned and regulated task shifting and task sharing can have a range of benefits. It can ensure a rational optimization of the available health workforce, address health system shortages of specialized health-care professionals, improve equity in access to health care and increase the acceptability of health services for those receiving them. This guideline provides a range of options for expanding of health worker roles in the provision of safe abortion care, the management of complications of abortion (also known as post-abortion care in some settings and provided as part of emergency obstetric care) and for post-abortion contraception provision.