A medical abortion is a safe way of terminating pregnancy that is up to nine weeks old by using medication. The cost of Marie Stopes medical abortion is the focus of this article.
Marie Stopes is a well known organization that functions internationally and has been operating in Ghana since 2006 . They have been offering family planning and sexual reproductive services to the public.
This organization has nine clinics in Ghana which are in charge of provision of quality family planning services as well as other sexual reproductive services. Their clinics are also referred to as Centres of Excellence. The aim of this organization is to make their clients feel comfortable whenever they seek their services.
They have an outreach team made up of nurses, midwives and drivers who make trips to needy communities to offer contraception and family planning services.
The health organization is working hand in hand with Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana to bring up a guide for comprehensive sexuality education for schools. Marie Stopes is also in partnership with Ghana Health Service and the National Population Council.
Concerning pregnancy related services, the organization is involved in offering counseling services bordering around care after abortion, with the aim of reducing the risks and complications that come with miscarriages and unsafe abortion.
Marie Stopes also runs pregnancy tests for clients and these pregnancy tests give results earlier than the usual pregnancy tests available.
They are open for screening and treatment of reproductive system related issues, sexually transmitted diseases, cervical cancer and other female conditions.
Marie Stopes provides medical abortion services as well. The first phase of a medical abortion involves taking a tablet which stops the hormone that allows the pregnancy to progress.
In the second phase, which is done between 24-48 hours after the first phase, a medication is given, and this causes the contents of the uterus to come out.
What is the cost of medical abortion at Marie Stopes?
The cost of medical abortion is dependent on the lowest price for clients who have a valid medicare card.
A medical abortion cost at Marie Stopes is about 2,550 Ghana Cedis. However, this can change based on certain discounts that may apply if you are eligible for them.
They have branches located at Kokomlemle, Tema New Town, Ashaiman and Dansoman
Marie Stopes’ clinics work six days in a week that is from Mondays to Fridays from 7am to 4pm and on Saturdays from 8am to 1pm.
Contact Marie Stopes Ghana
Contact them on their toll-free line: 0800 20 85 85.
You can WhatsApp Marie Stopes on 0244 20 85 85.