Gynecologist Doctor Swebby Macha says Zambian women must be sensitized that abortion is legal in the country so that they stop ending up in hospital for emergency surgery after puncturing their wombs and other organs. And Ministry of Information Director for Press and Development Isaac Chipampe says it is unfortunate that political news has taken centre stage in Zambia. Speaking at an IPAS organized media breakfast, Dr Macha said it was unfortunate that most women resorted to using cassava sticks and other traditional medicines to terminate unwanted pregnancies. “There are quite a lot of cassava sticks being used but unfortunately, these are unskilled providers, they do not know the anatomy so they end up perforating the womb. To some extent,…...

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