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July 2020

One step closer to first long-acting HIV prevention option for women in sub-Saharan Africa

UCSF Bixby Center
A woman-controlled, long-acting HIV prevention tool is one step closer to helping stop the spread of HIV.

Quality improvement package reduces stillbirth and newborn mortality in Kenya and Uganda

UCSF Bixby Center

Preterm birth remains a major contributor to infant mortality, accounting for more than a third of newborn deaths globally.

How some states are failing to ensure every mom has a healthy pregnancy

What to Expect
Ana Delgado talked to What to Expect about how factors like abortion restrictions, insurance coverage and access to midwifery care impact maternal health.

How homelessness and housing instability impact abortion outcomes

UCSF Bixby Center

People experiencing homelessness and housing instability often have worse reproductive health outcomes.

How the Supreme Court decision can affect your access to birth control

Anjana Sharma offered advice for people concerned about the Supreme Court birth control decision in Trump v. Pennsylvania ​in Healthline.

Food insecurity and postpartum stress among Kenyan women

UCSF Bixby Center
In new research, Bixby members explore patterns of food insecurity during pregnancy and postpartum and its relationship to postpartum stress in a region of Kenya with highly prevalent food insecurity and HIV.

The Supreme Court gave abortion-rights supporters a win, but those on both sides of the debate say the battle is far from over

Jody Steinauer and Dan Grossman talked to MarketWatch about the challenges ahead for abortion access after the Supreme Court's ruling in June Medical Services v. Russo.

On racism: A new standard for publishing on racial health inequities

Health Affairs
Bixby member Monica McLemore, Rhea Boyd, Edwin Lindo and Lachelle Weeks offer new rigorous standards for publishing on racial health inequities for researchers, journals and peer reviewers.

June 2020

The fight's not over. Doctors like me will continue pushing for abortion rights

Bixby director Dr. Jody Steinauer wrote about the role of abortion providers representing their patients in court and the flawed idea that abortion providers' interests are in conflict with their patients'.

Your boss's personal beliefs should not dictate your health care

Dr. Katie Brown wrote about the implications of Trump v. Pennsylvania for birth control access in Truthout.