By Elizabeth K. Harrington, Shari Dworkin, Mellissa Withers, Maricianah Onono, Zachary Kwena & Sara J. Newman, published in Culture, Health & Sexuality Oct. 26, 2015.
Professor Sofia Gruskin, director of the Program on Global Health & Human Rights, has been invited by the World Health Organization to join the Department of Reproductive Health and Research’s Advisory Group on Strengthening Family Planning. The group will focus on strengthening health systems’ capacities to monitor human rights dimensions in contraceptive programs in the … Continue reading Professor Gruskin Joins WHO Family Planning Advisory Board
This paper shows research on the impact of high quality, user-friendly, comprehensive sliding-scale post-abortion services on clients' uptake of contraception in a Kenyan town. Clients varied from ages 10-46 and received confidential family planning counseling and contraceptives at no additional costs. The findings of this study suggest that availability, affordability and youth-friendliness are not sufficient to overcome … Continue reading Age Matters: Differential Impact of Service Quality on Contraceptive Uptake Among Post-Abortion Clients in Kenya