Access to sexual and reproductive health services in Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic: barriers and facilitators

Access to sexual and reproductive health services in Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic: barriers and facilitators

Dr Shelly Makleff, Professor Jane Fisher, Professor Kirsten Black, Professor Angela Taft

Did you try to get abortion services during the COVID-19 pandemic? We want to hear your story.

About this study

  • Confidentiality: Your privacy will be protected. Only the study team at Monash University will know that you have contacted us.
  • Timing: Your interview will be held by telephone or Zoom between December 2021 and April 2022. It will last about one hour.
  • Eligibility: You are eligible to participate if you are 18 years of age or older and can comfortably participate in an interview in English.
  • Recognition of your time: You will receive a gift card.
  • Expressions of interest: Please express your interest using this link or via email at StudyRecruitmentGWH@monash.edu. Someone from our research team will contact you if you are eligible for this study. Please email if you have any questions.

This study is conducted by the Global and Women’s Health team at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University. This study aims to learn about the many barriers that people can experience when seeking abortion care. The findings will be used to develop recommendations to increase access to sexual and reproductive health services in Australia.

View the study's Explanatory Statement (PDF).

The project has been approved by the Monash University Human Research Ethics Committee (Project ID: 30926).

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