Project SANA studies the “who, what, and why” of self-managed medication abortion in the United States. We also examine how policy decisions at the state and federal level impact demand for self-managed medication abortion, and how new models of abortion care in response to the COVID-19 pandemic are changing access to medication abortion in the U.S. and internationally.
The various components of our work include:
1. A survey of approximately 20,000 people accessing abortion in the clinic setting in 29 US states
2. In-depth interviews with 46 clinical providers and clinic staff in 29 US states
3. An analysis of the outcomes of medications abortions self-managed using online telemedicine service Aid Access
4. In-depth interviews with 80 people who have self-managed a medication abortion using the Aid Access service