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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 780-782

Post-abortion care services at Red Sea State – Sudan

1 Assistant Professor, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
2 Specialist, Ministry of Health, Sudan
3 Assistant Professor, Dongola University, Sudan
4 Associate Professor, Kassala University, Sudan

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Ismail Satti
King Khalid University, Abha
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_2167_20

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Background: Although there are safe and effective methods of abortion, unsafe abortions still widely spread, mainly in underdeveloped countries. Objective: Study of post abortion care services at Red Sea State to address rate and utilization of post-abortion care package. Methods: This is a descriptive (observational hospital-based study), conducted at Port Sudan Maternity hospital (May 2018–May 2019). The sample included all patients with inevitable and incomplete miscarriage. Results: The total admissions to emergency in gynaecological department during the study period was 9525 cases, of them 1077 cases of abortion, hence the rate was 11.3%. Spontaneous onset occurred in 631 (58.6%) and induced in 446 (41.4%). Surprisingly very few surgical evacuations done in 2 (0.2%). 710 (66.1%) evacuated by Misoprostol and MVA done for 362 (33.7%). Patients who received family planning and counseling were 223 (20.7%). Conclusion: in conclusion the rate of abortion was 11.3%, high incidence of induced abortion and high non-surgical evacuation. Utilization of care package is reasonable.

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