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U.S. Anti-abortionists Tell African Women Dangerous ‘Abortion Pill Reversal’ Works

Mar 28, 2021 | By allAfrica in The Premium Times, Nigeria
This article was originally published in The Premium Times, Nigeria on March 26, 2021. You can access the original article here:

Johannesburg — An investigation into the practice of telling women that about ‘Abortion pill reversal’ (APR) – a controversial treatment first developed by a California-based family physician – has revealed that a American anti-abortionists are promoting it to women across the world, including Nigeria, Uganda and South Africa.


Pamela Merritt, executive director of U.S. Medical Students for Choice, called the findings particularly “outrageous” and “horrific” during the Covid-19 pandemic. “We are at a time when it is absolutely critical for people all over the world to be able to trust their local healthcare providers,” she said, calling this ‘treatment’ “a direct violation of the oath that every physician takes.

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