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Pilot study empowers Kenyan women living with HIV to have children

UCSF Bixby Center
A new pilot study conducted with Family AIDS Care and Education Services explored timed vaginal insemination and consistent male condom use as safe conception strategies for couples in Kisumu, Kenya, in which only the woman was HIV-positive.

Meet Dr. Alison El Ayadi, researcher taking on female genital fistula

UCSF Bixby Center
Seeing the importance of pregnancy and birth in women's lives led Dr. Alison El Ayadi to her groundbreaking work on exploring the continuum of care for obstetric complications, focused specifically on helping women return to normal lives after fistula repair.

Simulation training improves respectful maternity care

UCSF Bixby Center
New Bixby Center research looks at how a highly realistic simulation training from PRONTO International impacts respectful maternity care in Ghana.

CDC overestimates alcohol-exposed pregnancies

UCSF Bixby Center
To help ground the debate around alcohol risk and pregnancy, Bixby researchers used the same data as the CDC to estimate the expected actual number of alcohol-exposed pregnancies.

Efforts needed to improve person-centered maternity care

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from Patience Afulani and colleagues is the first known study to measure person-centered maternity care in in more than one country with the same tool.

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People

Fellow in Family Planning

Health Economist, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

 

Project Manager, Innovating Education in Reproductive Health 

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Safe Motherhood Program
 

Academic Coordinator, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health