July 27, 2022
Missing data, fewer offers
Across Germany, the number of doctors performing abortions is declining, SWR radio reported on June 24. For example, the number of doctors' offices, surgery centers and clinics performing the procedure is said to have halved over the past 20 years. This indicates deteriorating health care for unintentionally pregnant women.
February 9, 2022
In few countries in Europe is abortion more strictly regulated than in Germany
Currently, the abolition of Section 219a, which provides for a ban on advertising abortions, is being discussed again. A corresponding bill from the Federal Ministry of Justice has been available for a few days.
The German Medical Journal (DÄ) spoke with Daphne Hahn, health scientist at Fulda University of Applied Sciences and responsible for the study, about the current study.
July 5, 2021
Announcement of the ELSA study in the Gyne newsletter.
The Gyne Newsletter is published fortnightly and is aimed at gynecological specialists (approx. 3,259 subscribers) in clinics and practices.
The ELSA project - "Experiences and life situations of unintentionally pregnant women".
The idea of a "Spahn study" on the psychological consequences of abortion, which was vehemently criticized at the end of 2018, has given rise to a study design of a research network, the results of which will be of great interest for the work of pregnancy counseling centers.
Jens Spahn's ministry is funding a study on unwanted pregnancies. The research design raises hopes for real insights.