UBC experts on access to abortion
The U.S. Supreme Court appears set to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion in the U.S., according to a draft majority opinion leaked to news outlets. UBC experts are available to comment.
May 3, 2022
Prescribing the abortion pill without restrictions is safe and effective: UBC-led study
Abortion remains safe after Canada removed restrictions on the medical abortion pill mifepristone in November 2017.
Dec 8, 2021
Easing restrictions on abortion pill greatly improved access to care in Canada
Removing restrictions on how mifepristone—the medical abortion drug—can be prescribed and dispensed in Canada greatly improved access to abortion, especially in rural communities across the country.
Sep 14, 2020