Women’s Care Florida offers comprehensive, board certified gynecologic care, including annual preventative exams, reproductive/contraceptive management, and treatment for menopause or other gynecologic conditions. Abortion is the intentional termination of pregnancy, as compared to spontaneous termination ( miscarriage ). Abortion is closely allied to contraception in terms of women’s control and regulation of their reproduction, and is often subject to similar cultural, religious, legislative and economic constraints.
Geographic variation in incidence is the opposite of that of cervical cancer, being highest in Northern America and lowest in Eastern and Middle Africa, but mortality rates are relatively constant, resulting in a wide variance in case mortality, ranging from 25% in developed regions to 37% in developing regions, and with 62% of deaths occurring in developing countries.
Osteoporosis ranks sixth amongst chronic diseases of women in the United States, with an overall prevalence of 18%, and a much higher rate involving the femur , neck or lumbar spine amongst women (16%) than men (4%), over the age of 50 (Gronowski and Schindler, Table IV).
Aprt from lack of access to care, causes include young age, and malnourishment 11 54 52 The UNFPA has made prevention of OF a priority and is the lead agency in the Campaign to End Fistula, which issues annual reports 55 and the United Nations observes May 23 as the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula every year.
It is our hope and expectation that all Victorian women will have improved access to affordable, high quality contraception, pregnancy advice and termination services as a result of the Strategy” said Rita Butera, Executive Director of Women’s Health Victoria.