Training & Advocacy


Women on Waves provides training to organizations around the world. The aim of the training is to disseminate information about misoprostol for the use of safe abortion and safe birth as widely as possible. Misoprostol is an essential medicine that should be affordable and accessible to all women.

  • Training medical abortion and PAC care in DRC, South Kivu

    Beginning of February 2018, in south Kivu DRC, in a region with a high number of STI and HIV infections, Women on Waves gave a five-day training in cooperation with GFV-VIH, a local organization. The training included all kinds of SRHR topics such as: medical abortion, post-abortion care Read more »

  • Training General Physicians in the Netherlands

    Medabon the combination package mifepristone and misoprostol became available in the Netherlands in May 2015. Contrary to the other mifepristone products it was registered for distribution by regular pharmacies. This means that finally general physicians can prescribe it for the overtime treatment. Read more »

  • Outreach to Syrian refugee community and women in Turkey

    Between 22-29 April 2015 a small delegation of Women On Waves/ Web has visited several cities in Turkey to investigate the status of Syrian women and women living in Turkey and to support them in reproductive health issues as well as to reach out to the Syrian community in Turkey to discuss matters… Read more »

  • Advocacy in Surinam

    WoW travelled to Surinam, to give a training on the use of misoprostol for safe abortion and to discuss the possibility of a harm reduction model to provide information about misoprostol for safe abortion. Read more »

  • Community Training in Bangladesh

    In February, August and September 2011, Marlies from Women on Waves, traveled to Rajbari in Bangladesh to give a safe abortion training to medical doctors in Rajbari, as well as healthcare providers who have no real medical training, midwives, and Traditional Birth Attendances (TBA). Read more »

  • Misoprostol training Tanzania 2008

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