Articles by Verónica Osorio Calderón

Health Economist specialized in Sexual & Reproductive Health

The right to health and safe abortion in Latin America: still a long way to go

Posted in articles by and on September 29, 2017

In Latin America, an estimated 6.5 million abortions occurred every year between 2010 and 2014, with 95% of them performed clandestinely in unsafe and unsanitary conditions, representing 10% of maternal mortality in the region. As of today, only four countries in Latin America allow assisted abortion in all circumstances; in … Read more »