The international Advocacy for Safe Abortion Project [SAA] was implemented with national societies of obstetricians and gynaecologists in Benin, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Panama, Peru, Uganda and Zambia from April 2019 to March 2022. In Zambia, the project was guided by the Zambia Association of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians (ZAGO). Five strategic pathways of change were executed namely:
To strengthen the management and organizational capacities of ZAGO
To establish or strengthen a coordinated network with like-minded stakeholders and health system partners to advocate safe abortion and improved access to Comprehensive Abortion Care (CAC)
To create increased acceptance of safe abortion among health workers, policymakers and the general population
To ensure communication and sensitization about Zambia legal frameworks and guidelines on safe abortion
To advocate better generation and use of evidence on abortion in Zambia.