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NAF works to ensure safe, legal, and accessible abortion care to promote health and justice for women. We provide education, services and support to abortion providers to ensure that they are able to offer the highest quality care and meet the unique challenges required by their field of medicine. We provide women with unbiased, accurate information about their options and access to quality medical care if they choose abortion.

Training and Education

NAF provides the only ongoing accredited continuing medical education exclusively in abortion care to advance the clinical skills and update the medical techniques of abortion providers. More

Quality Assurance and Improvement

NAF's quality program sets the standard for quality abortion care in North America and ensures that women receive safe, high-quality abortion services. More

Medical Abortion Initiative

NAF is the leading source for information and professional education about medical abortion. We work to create an environment that encourages health care providers to offer medical abortion services, information, or referrals to their patients. More

International Programs

NAF works to improve the quality of care women receive in developing countries through international medical education and training programs. More


NAF works to extend our support to women of color, immigrant women, and low-income women, who often face unique cultural, language, and information barriers to obtaining information about pregnancy options and safe abortion care. More

Residency Training

NAF works to reverse the shortage of committed abortion providers by facilitating training partnerships between NAF member clinics and ob-gyn and family practice residency programs. More

Clinicians for Choice

NAF works to increase abortion access by training and integrating advanced practice clinicians into abortion services and by supporting their pro-choice advocacy efforts nationwide. More

NAF Hotline

NAF operates the only national toll-free abortion hotline (1-800-772-9100), which provides personalized support to women seeking accurate information about pregnancy options, abortion procedures, and how to locate safe, high-quality abortion providers. More

Public Policy

NAF provides the accurate medical and scientific information necessary to the public debate about abortion policy. NAF also ensures that the voices of abortion providers and patients are included in policy debates when important decisions are being made concerning our choices. More

Clinic Security and Support

NAF works to prevent violence against abortion providers by providing them with direct, on-site security training and assistance. NAF also works closely with law enforcement officials to provide intelligence and to help improve law enforcement's response to incidents of violence and disruption at clinics. More

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