Impossible to possible – abortion provision in Ireland
TEDx Talks, April 3, 2019 by Dr Mary Favier
Cork based GP and founding member of Doctors For Choice Dr Mary Favier describes how she campaigned for many years to remove the Eight Amendment as it was harmful to Irish women’s health.
Dr Favier takes us on a moving journey from Ireland’s past, present and future showcasing the devastating struggles Irish women have faced in relation to abortions in Ireland in the past and the hope which we live in now as a result of the successful repeal of the eight amendment Dr Mary Favier is co founder of Doctors for Choice. She is a specialist in family medicine and is in practice in Cork city. She is a member of the Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) and a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners. She is a guest teacher on the UCC post graduate general practitioner training scheme. She has been Chair of Education in the ICGP and is currently president elect of the ICGP. She campaigned for many years to remove the Eight Amendment as it was harmful to Irish women’s health. She advocated improving clinical care by introducing early medical abortion provision in a primary care setting in Ireland.
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