International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 201

Full Length Research Paper

Reproductive health providers’ willingness to provide comprehensive abortion services and knowledge of the abortion law in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Sarah D. Rominski
  • Sarah D. Rominski
  • University of Michigan Medical School, USA
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Jody R. Lori*
  • Jody R. Lori*
  • Division of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction, University of Michigan, School of Nursing, USA.
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Lia Tadesse
  • Lia Tadesse
  • St Paul Hospital, Millennium Medical College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Senait Fisshea
  • Senait Fisshea
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, L4100 Women’s Hospital, Ann Arbor, USA.
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  •  Received: 21 August 2015
  •  Accepted: 17 September 2015
  •  Published: 30 November 2015

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