Concept Foundation introduces Medabon®

1st September 2009

Improving access to safe abortion services remains a public health imperative. A new product, Medabon®, is being made available through Concept Foundation, an international nongovernmental organization based in Bangkok, Thailand, to provide women with a more affordable and convenient option for medical abortion. The product combines two widely used medicines, mifepristone and misoprostol, in a single blister pack for the first time. Concept is working to register and introduce Medabon® in nearly 30 lower- and middle-income countries in the next two years.

Concept Foundation, Ipas, and PATH have developed an information package as a guide for health care providers and program managers working to introduce Medabon® in their local contexts. Developed with support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Medabon® for Medical Abortion: Resource Materials for Health Care Providers and Program Managers includes:

We hope that you will find these materials useful in your work. They can be downloaded at www.medabon.info, and printed copies can be requested by contacting the Concept Foundation at medabon@conceptfoundation.org.

Further information on this and other underused RH technologies can be found on the Caucus for New and Underused RH Technologies page.

Categories: Featured, New/Underused RH Technologies Caucus

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