Contraception

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How can states integrate family planning into their Zika response plans?

UCSF Bixby Center

Many of the US states most vulnerable to mosquito-borne transmission of Zika also have exceptionally high rates of unintended pregnancy.

The birth control gap: Women still do most of the work in preventing pregnancy—does it have to be that way?

Salon
In a new study, ANSIRH's Katrina Kimport examines the ways in which the work of avoiding pregnancy falls disproportionately on the shoulders of women.

Successful teen pregnancy prevention program threatened by funding cuts

STAT
Op-ed by Christine Dehlendorf, MD makes the case for investing more, not less, in the innovative federal Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program, which is facing a 50 percent budget cut.

The mental and emotional toll that pregnancy prevention takes on women

UCSF Bixby Center
A study finds that during contraceptive counseling visits, clinicians normalized and legitimized women assuming the mental and emotional burdens of contraception.

Pregnancy tests are a cost-effective maternal health intervention

UCSF Bixby Center

Low-cost, innovative interventions are critical to improving maternal and infant mortality rates in developing countries.

Contraception Resources

These resources from the UCSF Bixby Center touch on our main research, health care and policy priorities.

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Associate Researcher, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences​
Senior Researcher, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH)

Project Director, Beyond the Pill Program

Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Director, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies

Co-Director, KEMRI-UCSF Infectious Disease Research Training Program
Principal Research Officer, Center for Microbiology Research, KEMRI

Research Analyst, Beyond the Pill Program