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Medication abortion from nurses at pharmacies in Nepal as safe as going to a clinic

UCSF Bixby Center
Nepal has been a leader in reducing maternal deaths by improving access to abortion care, but it’s still difficult for women in rural areas to find safe and effective care. A new study co-authored by Bixby Center, ANSIRH and CREHPA researchers shows that offering medication abortion at pharmacies could be an important step toward increasing access to abortion.

Restricting abortion access threatens women's economic security

UCSF Bixby Center
ANSIRH’s Turnaway Study released new findings on the socioeconomic consequences of being denied a wanted abortion.

Decreasing the risk of unsafe abortion in Peru through harm reduction

UCSF Bixby Center
A new study from ANSIRH, Ibis Reproductive Health, International Planned Parenthood Federation and Instituto Peruano de Paternidad Responsable (INPPARES) tested a way to guide women to safer abortion options within restrictive legal limits.

A promising research tool to better understand women’s experience with abortion

UCSF Bixby Center
A research method familiar to political scientists may hold new promise for public health researchers studying the prevalence of abortion, according to a new paper co-authored by Bixby Center researcher Dr. Christine Dehlendorf.

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Distinguished Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Director Emeritus and Senior Scholar, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
 

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
 

Fellow in Family Planning