Top Facts & Statistics
1.1Mnewborn deaths per year that could be prevented in the region by meeting the need for modern contraception and maternal and newborn care
132Mwomen in Asia want to avoid pregnancy but are not using a modern contraceptive method
87%approximate reduction in unintended pregnancies if all unmet need for modern contraception were satisfied in Nepal
Hear From An Expert
Women in India face considerable challenges trying to obtain abortion care. Permitting midlevel providers to provide medication abortion can help address this situation by expanding the number of providers and facilities qualified to offer this care.