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November 2019

A new approach to reach people who don’t know their HIV status in sub-Saharan Africa

UCSF Bixby Center

Knowledge of HIV status is the starting point for prevention, care and treatment and the first step toward reaching UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets.

October 2019

Supporting transgender and gender-diverse people during pregnancy

UCSF Bixby Center
HIVE and colleagues offer ways to support transgender and gender-diverse patients in having a positive and gender-affirming experience before, during and after pregnancy.

Health websites should do a better job reflecting evidence about miscarriage

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from ANSIRH explores the accuracy and completeness of information about miscarriage on popular health websites.

The Pill is nearly 60 and still requires a prescription. Why is that?

Dr. Jennifer Karlin talked to Healthline about the safety of providing birth control over the counter.

Gaps in quality, person-centered prenatal care in rural Kenya

UCSF Bixby Center
New Bixby research looks at the quality of care through surveying women in Migori County, a rural county in western Kenya. It’s one of few studies to looking at both provision of prenatal services and women’s experiences of care.

Madagascar trial: how a simple pregnancy test can change lives

The Conversation
Alison Comfort writes about her research showing that making pregnancy tests affordable in low-resource countries is a simple, cost-effective way to help more women get access to prenatal counseling and health services.

September 2019

Understanding the relationship between provider race and plans to provide abortion

UCSF Bixby Center
New Bixby Center research aims to understand racial differences in ob/gyn residents’ plans to provide abortion care after their residency training.

Infographic improves pharmacist knowledge about medication abortion in India

UCSF Bixby Center
Faced with increasing evidence that pharmacies are the first and primary point of contact for more than 11 million medication abortion users in India, researchers tested a simple intervention aimed at improving pharmacist knowledge.

If you don't want to provide abortions, don't go into healthcare

Monica McLemore explains in VICE why accommodations for conscience claims must be centered in the health care professions ethic of service to patients.

Abortion access is endangered: We need to prepare for a post-Roe America

Jody Steinauer writes for Salon about the ways that we can prepare for "abortion deserts" when patients still need care.