Centres for Safe Abortion set up in Assam
The Assam Government has set up centres for safe abortion in different districts of Assam. Gynaecologists from different institutions are engaged in imparting training to the medical officers and nurses who will be working in the centres.
The doctors of the centres will be given training for 12 days, whereas the nurses will be trained for 6 days.
Reportedly, Ipas Development Foundation, a global organisation, is providing technical support to the state government in the initiative.
According to initial reports, the comprehensive abortion care is a programme that offers abortion services to women in a medical set up by trained personnel in a hygienic atmosphere.
Under the safe abortion programme, post abortion treatment guide and family plannig advice shall also be imparted to the women.