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  • Abortion services at hospitals in Istanbul 

    Authors:O'Neil, Mary Lou
    Publisher and Date:(Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2017)
    Objective: Despite the existence of a liberal law on abortion in Turkey there is growing evidence that actually securing an abortion in Istanbul may prove difficult. This study aimed to determine whether or not state hospitals and private hospitals that accept state health insurance in Istanbul are providing abortion services and for what indications. Method: Between October and December 2015 a mystery patient telephone survey of 154 hospitals 43 public and 111 private in Istanbul was conducted. ...

  • The availability of abortion at state hospitals in Turkey: A national study 

    Authors:O'Neil, Mary Lou
    Publisher and Date:(Elsevier, 2017)
    Introduction: Abortion in Turkey has been legal since 1983 and remains so today. Despite this in 2012 the Prime Minister declared that in his opinion abortion was murder. Since then there has been growing evidence that abortion access particularly in state hospitals is being restricted although no new legislation has been offered. Objectives: The study aimed to determine the number of state hospitals in Turkey that provide abortions. Study design: The study employed a telephone survey in 2015-2016 ...