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Correction to: Effects of implementing a postabortion care strategy in Kinshasa referral hospitals, Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Original Article was published on 07 April 2021

Correction to: Reprod Health (2021) 18:76 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-021-01130-x

Following publication of the original article [1] two errors have been identified in the abstract and the plain English summary.

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Abstract

The implementation of PAC strategy in Kinshasa referral hospitals has resulted in the utilization of WHO recommended uterine evacuation method MVA (29.3% more in the experimental structures, p = 0.025), a significant decline in sharp-curettage (19.3% less, p = 0.132), and a decline in the duration of hospitalization of patients admitted for PAC (1 day less, p = 0.020).

Plain English summary

The implementation of PAC strategy in Kinshasa referral hospitals has resulted in the utilization of WHO recommended uterine evacuation method MVA (29.3% more in the experimental structures, p = 0.025), a significant decline in sharp-curettage (19.3% less, p = 0.132), and a decline in the duration of hospitalization of patients admitted for PAC (1 day less, p = 0.020).

Correct

Abstract

The implementation of PAC strategy in Kinshasa referral hospitals has resulted in the utilization of WHO recommended uterine evacuation method MVA (29.3% more in the experimental structures, p = 0.025), a non-significant decline in sharp-curettage (19.3% less, p = 0.132), and a decline in the duration of hospitalization of patients admitted for PAC (1 day less, p = 0.020).

Plain English summary

The implementation of PAC strategy in Kinshasa referral hospitals has resulted in the utilization of WHO recommended uterine evacuation method MVA (29.3% more in the experimental structures, p = 0.025), a non-significant decline in sharp-curettage (19.3% less, p = 0.132), and a decline in the duration of hospitalization of patients admitted for PAC (1 day less, p = 0.020).

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    Ishoso DK, Tshefu A, Delvaux T, Dramaix M, Mukumpuri G, Coppieters Y. Effects of implementing a postabortion care strategy in Kinshasa referral hospitals, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Reprod Health. 2021;18:76. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-021-01130-x.

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Ishoso, D.K., Tshefu, A., Delvaux, T. et al. Correction to: Effects of implementing a postabortion care strategy in Kinshasa referral hospitals, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Reprod Health 18, 155 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-021-01205-9

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