Assessing external influence in socially contentious policy reform: Ethiopian reproductive health leaders' understandings of foreign involvement in Ethiopia's 2005 reform of its penal code with respect to abortion
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Public health or related public policy
Social and behavioral sciences
Explain health-related risks of illegal unsafe abortion Identify key stakeholders typically involved in abortion-related policy reform Differentiate stakeholder interests and perspectives Describe examples of (attempted) foreign influence in policy development and national-stakeholder assessments of them
Keyword(s): Abortion, Policy/Policy Development
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked and researched in Ethiopia, and have carried out 49 in-depth interviews with opinion leaders in the field of reproductive health in Ethiopia.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.