Dr. Roopan Gill is currently a Medical Officer at the World Health Organization with the Maternal and Perinatal Health, Preventing Unsafe Abortion team. She is the primary investigator on the FACTS study (Feasibility and Acceptability of a Mobile Technology intervention to Support post-abortion Care in British Columbia) which she will present at FIGO in Rio. She will be involved with the WHO team working on updating their Safe Abortion guidance which will involve synthesizing data relevant to clinical and health systems considerations. She is a recipient of a Saving Lives at Birth Gates grant to develop a novel approach to intrapartum monitoring and recently completed a fellowship in Family Planning at UBC. Her research interests include: mHealth, demedicalization of safe abortion, sexual and reproductive health in humanitarian settings, implementation and knowledge translation.
Reproductive Infectious Diseases Maternal & Fetal Health Newborn Health