MTP Rate

MTP RateMTP Rate

Around 950 applicants in the first half of the current year (started March 20) registered at the Tehran Central Forensic Medicine office seeking permission for medical termination of pregnancy (MTP), said Masoud Qaderi Pasha, head of Tehran Province’s Legal Medicine Organization. “From among them, 33% received permission for therapeutic abortion,” IRNA quoted him as saying. Valid genetic testing, ultrasound, written consent of the pregnant woman, gestational period of less than 19 weeks of the fetus, besides approval by three medical specialists is mandatory for therapeutic abortion in Iran.

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