Elisa S. Wells, MPH, is an independent consultant with more than 20 years of experience developing, managing, and evaluating family planning and reproductive health programs, both in the United States and abroad. Her work focuses on emerging technologies and innovative approaches to providing reproductive health care, including emergency contraception and medical abortion.
Misoprostol Is a Game-Changer for Safe Abortion and Maternal Health Care. Why Isn’t it More Widely Available?
If we have a cheap and readily available drug that can prevent and treat the two largest causes of maternal mortality worldwide—postpartum hemorrhage and unsafe abortion—why have we not taken more advantage of it?