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January 2017

Providers as partners in contraceptive decision-making

UCSF Bixby Center
A new UCSF study finds that women choosing a birth control method are most satisfied with their decision-making process when their provider is engaged but not overbearing. Women who felt they shared in their contraceptive decision with their provider were most satisfied with both the decision-making process and the contraceptive method they selected.

Ky.’s new 20-week abortion ban will have serious consequences

Lexington Herald Leader

Op-ed by Bixby member Ushma Upadhyay on the consequences of Kentucky's new 20-week abortion ban, which has no exceptions for rape, incest or mental health problems.

Reducing HIV stigma through economic empowerment

UCSF Bixby Center

Despite advances in treatment and education, HIV remains a highly stigmatized disease in sub-Saharan Africa, where HIV-positive people often experience social isolation and exclusion.