Uzbekistan

 

Member Association: Uzbek Association on Reproductive Health (UARH) Tel. +998 (71) 1374915 / uarh@mail.eanetways.com


 

LEGISLATION

Order 500, September 15, 1992 Order 721 - 722, October 29,1996

 

GROUNDS/GESTATIONAL LIMITS

 

Up to 12 weeks

  • On request

 

Second trimester

  • Medical grounds
  • Social grounds

 

REGULATIONS/CONDITIONS

  • Consultation with a doctor
  • Induced abortions are legal if they are done at out-patient facilities and maternity hospitals

 

COST

  • Regional hospital: free of charge
  • State hospitals on request of special conditions: sum 3,000 – 6,000 (US$ 7 - 15)
  • Private clinics: sum 15,000 (US$ 40)

 

DISPARITY IN THE APPLICATION OF THE LAW

 

COMMENTS

During 1999–2000 the number of abortions in Uzbekistan decreased from 5,4 to 5,1 per 1000 women of reproductive age (according to the Ministry of Statistics of RU)