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Misappropriating Misoprostol in Abortion Induction

Dr Sakinah Sulong, Consultant Family Medicine Physician, Ministry of Health | Mohd Syafiq Mod Zin, Principal Assistant Director, Pharmacy Enforcement Division (Forensic Pharmacy), Pharmaceutical Services Programme, Ministry of Health

17-Oct-18 16:00

Misappropriating Misoprostol in Abortion Induction

The Ministry of Health reported that recently, there has been a rise in abuse of the drug misoprostol for illegal abortions and it is being sold online. Why is this dangerous and what is the ministry doing to address it?


Produced by: Tina Carmillia and Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Meera Sivasothy


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