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LAGOS DEVELOPS GUIDELINES ON SAFE, LAWFUL TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY.

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Lagos State Government has developed a policy document on safe termination of pregnancy.

The forty-paged policy document, tagged “Lagos State Guidelines on Safe Termination of Pregnancy for Legal Indications” sets out guidelines for safe termination of pregnancy within the ambit of the criminal law of Lagos State.

Presenting and launching the document at a stakeholders’ engagement forum, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Doctor Olusegun Ogboye noted that production of the policy document was to provide evidence-based data.

According to him, it is also to provide information for health workers in public and private sectors who have the requisite skills and training necessary to for safe terminations to reduce preventable deaths.

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