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There have been no maternal deaths due to abortion in Jujuy for seven years


Thanks to the interdisciplinary work of the health teams, no deaths have been registered since 2016. Current legislation and sex education also have an influence.

Since the adoption of the Voluntary Termination of Pregnancy Law in 2020, many procedures are carried out safely in hospitals in Jujuy. However, the last death of a woman under these circumstances in the province occurred seven years ago.

Claudia Castro, Director of Maternity and Childhood, spoke to the show “The first hour” In AM630 and explained thatSince 2016, there have been no maternal deaths due to abortion complications.

“Half of maternal deaths were due to complications from unsafe abortions.” until he started working with Access to information and decreased. “The teams began working with adolescents, especially those with pregnancies due to sexual abuse and women who were at risk of uncertainty,” said Castro, explaining the changes that occurred over time.

“The response of health teams began, resulting in a decrease in maternal deaths due to unsafe abortions and a lower number of deaths.” he explained, but clarified that there is no registry in the province.

Jujuy is the second largest province in Argentina with the highest abortion rate

The City of Buenos Aires, Jujuy and Salta are the jurisdictions with highest abortion rate in the country: 13 per 1000 women of childbearing age according to the “Mirar Project”, a monitoring of compliance with Law 27,610 carried out by civil society organizations, which presented its 2022 annual report on Monday.

Instead, The lowest rates are in Corrientes, Chaco and Misiones, with three times fewer IVE/ILE in 2022.

Provinces with the highest IVE/ILE rates per 1000 women of childbearing age

  • City of Buenos Aires 13.23
  • Jujuy 12.54
  • Salta 12.52
  • Price 10.50
  • Land of Fire 10:12

Provinces with the lowest IVE/ILE rates per 1000 women of childbearing age

  • Currents 3.93
  • Chaco 4
  • Missions 4.36
  • The Pampas 4.72
  • Crdoba 4.76

The data reflects profound disparities in access to voluntary breaks and could, they warn, be a response to the inequalities that exist between provinces in the delivery of services in hospitals and public health centers.

“The rate we see in IVE/ILE is the result of access to the public subsector, which is obviously influenced by how many women faced with an unwanted pregnancy try to terminate it, knowing they can “Finding effectors and finally accessing them.” the practice. That is, part of what moves you is personal and contextual, and part is the “understanding” that the possibility of access exists. It is true that someone could argue that they can interrupt without turning to the public sector, but in Chaco or Corrientes a significant proportion of users seek care in the public subsector,” analyzes Mariana Romero, executive director of the Center for State and Society Studies (Cedes), which carries out the Mira project in collaboration with Ibis Reproductive Health.

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