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Abortion
Vol. 20 No 2 | Winter 2018

Abortion

Vol. 20 No 2 | Winter 2018


FEATURED ARTICLES


College
From the President

The recent state election in Tasmania revealed that women’s access to reproductive health services, safe abortion in particular, is of enormous interest and importance to our communities. When safe abortion services are not available to women, the risk of morbidity and maternal mortality increases.

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College
Prof Judith Goh AO: Urogynaecologist & VVF Surgeon
MBBS, FRANZCOG, DDU, MEd

Prof Judith Goh is a subspecialist urogynaecologist based in Brisbane. She spends up to three months a year in developing countries training local doctors in vesico-vaginal fistula (VVF) repair. Prof Goh spent her childhood in Malaysia, before moving to Townsville with her family. She attended medical school at the University of Queensland, completed her FRANZCOG, and spent her final six months of registrar training in Ethiopia with Dr Catherine Hamlin AC at the Addis Ababa Hospital in 1995.

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Feature
In reproductive health, is it unconscionable to object?
MBBS, RANZCOG Trainee
MBBS, MRCOG, FRANZCOG, DDU, COGU, MBioeth

Conscientious objection (CO) is a principle that has focused on a diverse range of issues including compulsory military service, assisted euthanasia, access to IVF and abortion. Despite its general acceptance as a lawful procedure, almost all conscientious objection in medicine is exercised for abortion.

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Feature
Reporting the facts on abortion

We’ve made a commitment to provide accurate and informative coverage of access to abortion and attempts at law reform. We want other media outlets to join us. To do that, they need access to the facts.

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MOST VIEWED ARTICLES

Dr Kirsten Connan
College -> Leaders in Focus
Prof Judith Goh AO: Urogynaecologist & VVF Surgeon
Dr Kirsten Connan
Courtney Naughton
Feature
NZ’s abortion law: time for change
Courtney Naughton
Gina Rushton
Feature
Reporting the facts on abortion
Gina Rushton
Dr Naomi Holbeach
Women's Health -> Legal Update
The leg-up
Dr Naomi Holbeach
Dr Scott White
Women's Health -> Q&A
Q&a: Should we give antenatal corticosteroids to women with diabetes prior to planned late preterm delivery?
Dr Scott White