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Revista de la Facultad de Medicina Humana

English Title

Impacto de COVID-19 en la salud sexual y reproductiva

Abstract

Peru is going through a pandemic originated by coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and we continue to maintain mandatory social isolation as a preventive measure to reduce infections.Due to this event, many health establishments had to suspend care, also affecting Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services, especially external consultation services. Due to this event, many health establishments had to suspend their attention , also affecting Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services, especially external consultation services. Limited access to those services would increase the rate of unwanted pregnancies, abortions, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), complications during pregnancy, intimate partner violence, and maternal and infant mortality

English Abstract

El Perú, está atravesando una pandemia originada por la enfermedad del coronavirus (COVID-19) y seguimos manteniendo el aislamiento social obligatorio como medida preventiva para disminuir los contagios. Debido a este evento, muchos establecimientos de salud tuvieron que suspender las atenciones, afectando también a los servicios de Salud Sexual y Reproductiva (SSR), especialmente las de consulta externa. El acceso limitado a aquellos servicios, aumentarían la tasa de embarazos no deseados, abortos, infecciones de transmisión sexual (ITS), complicaciones durante el embarazo, violencia de pareja y mortalidad materna e infantil.

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