As the Minister of Health emphasized, the right to abortion operates from both the case of danger to life and health, and the two conditions are treated separately. This means that a pregnancy can be terminated if even one of these conditions is present.
- We define health very broadly. It is not only premises related to physical health, but also mental health. Indeed, we are seeing more and more invocation of premises related to mental health. The right to terminate a pregnancy has been clarified at my request in guidelines presented by two national consultants: in obstetrics and gynecology, as well as in perinatology," the health minister noted.
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