नेपाल सरकार - स्वास्थ्य मन्त्रालय
(+९७७) ०१ ४२६२५४३, ४२६२८०२, ४२६२६९६, ४२६७३७६

सुरक्षित गर्भपतन सेवा (NSAS)

According to global and national evidence, women face unwanted  pregnancy due to various reasons  including  the  limited  access  to  family  planning  information  and  services.  Such women  if  do  not get  access to safe abortion services in timely manner are at high risk  of developing complications due to  unsafe abortion or in worst case scenario suicide  due to social pressure. Thus, there is a necessity to make this service available, accessible and affordable to all women with unwanted pregnancies. CAC (MVA and have been expanded to all 75 districts hospital and to over 50% of PHCCs.  Additionally, 2nd  trimester abortion services are available in 22 hospitals where CEONC Service is also  available  and  Medical  abortion  services  being  expanded  at  health  post  with  additional  training  to  SBA.  By  2071/72,  Medical  abortion  service  has  been  expanded  to  39  districts  with the  support  from  various  partners.  Beginning  from  FY  2070/71  as  per  NHSPIP 2  direction,  safe  abortion  program  has  been given priority to ensure the availability of five modern contraceptive in all SAS sites.

 

Benefits:

Free consultation and services including medicines and commodities for the safe abortion service

 

The services include:

i)  Pre  &  post  counseling  on  abortion  methods  and  as  well  on  contraceptive  methods

ii)  Termination of pregnancy as per national protocol

iii)  Diagnosis and treatment of existing RTIs and

iv)  Provide contraceptive methods as per informed choice and follow up for post abortion complication management

 

Service availability:

CAC (MVA and MA) services have been expanded to all 75 districts hospital and to over 50% of PHCCs.  Additionally, 2nd  trimester abortion services are available in 22 hospitals where CEONC Service is also  available  and  Medical  abortion  services  being  expanded  at  health  post  with  additional  training to the SBA.

 

Eligibility criteria:

Women with unwanted pregnancy of 9 to 12 weeks are eligible to seek abortion services

 

Required documents:

No documents or certifications need to be presented to receive services under this program.

 

If you wish to find out more about the programme, contact any of the following health facilities nearest to you

District Health Office

District Hospital

Primary Health Care Centre

Health Posts

 

Programme implemented by:

Family Health Division

Department of Health Services (DoHS)

Teku, Kathmandu

 T : +977 1 4262063

F : +977 1 4251173

W: http://www.fhd.gov.np