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4.6Mwomen are hospitalized annually in Asia for treatment of complications of unsafe abortion
44%of women aged 15–49 in Nepal who want to avoid a pregnancy are not using a modern contraceptive method
1.1Mnewborn deaths per year that could be prevented in the region by meeting the need for modern contraception and maternal and newborn care
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In collaboration with IIPS and the Population Council, the Guttmacher Institute conducted the first national study estimating the incidence of unintended pregnancy and abortion in India. These data fill a critical evidence gap.
Principal Research Scientist