Abortion is only permitted to save the life of the woman.
Misoprostol is available under the brand names Misoprost and Isovent.


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  • Abortion law Malawi

    Abortion Law Under the Malawi Penal Code of 1930 (Sections 149-151), the performance of abortions is generally illegal. A person who unlawfully uses any means with intent to procure an abortion is subject to 14 years’ imprisonment. A pregnant woman who unlawfully uses any means or permits the use… Read more »

  • Malawi clinics and associations

    Post Abortion Care The Ministry of Health has in place provision of post-abortion care. The Malawi National Reproductive Health Service Delivery Guidelines (2007) provide the protocol for managing patients with conditions arising from induced abortion. Post abortion care is a very important service… Read more »