Dr. Prata has published extensively in areas of family planning, financing and ability to pay for reproductive health programs, the role of the private sector in health care in developing countries, adolescent sexual behavior in developing countries, priorities for maternal health, and the use of misoprostol to manage postpartum bleeding.
She received a medicine degree in Angola and an MSc in medical demography from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Early in her career, she practiced medicine for 10 years and served as Head of the Social Statistics Department at the National Institute of Statistics of Angola.
This toolkit is designed to help district or national-level clinicians, facility managers or program managers initiate the use of misoprostol as a medical treatment for incomplete abortion or integrate misoprostol into existing postabortion care services.
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