+-*Hot off the press! We are pleased to announce the August 2015 Bixby Center Newsletter where we provide an update on our accomplishments to date.Read More
We conduct research in regions with persistently high birth rates and constrained access to contraceptive methods. We work to produce reliable information for population policy including barriers to fertility regulation, ease of access to contraception, safe motherhood, and the management and financing of family planning in resource scarce regions.
In addition to core research, Bixby has special programs and initiatives that address complex multifactorial population issues and development challenges. These special programs include The OASIS Initiative in the Sahel region in Africa, Girl-Child Education Initiative, Global Reproductive Health, and Women's Empowerment.
+-*The Bixby Center, Mozambican Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AMOG) and Pathfinder International hosted two dissemination meetings in April to share results from a pilot study to explore the effectiveness of training two groups of community-based agents, agente polivante elementar (APEs) and traditional birth attendants (TBAs), to administer injectable contraceptives and provide evidence to policymakers […]Read More
+-*Snoke Gender Justice and the University of California Global Health Institute (UCGHI) will be hosting an intensive course on building women’s empowerment, health programmes, and advocacy. Upon completion of the course participants will be able to analyze case studies in women’s health, masculinities, and empowerment, develop and present an advocacy campaign or program incorporating relevant […]Read More
+-*The Bixby Center, Venture Strategies Innovations (VSI) and the Rwanda Ministry of Health (MOH) hosted a dissemination meeting on February 11, 2015 to share findings from recent pilot research on expanding access to safe abortion to women legally eligible for services under the new exemptions for abortion in the revised 2012 penal code. The research […]Read More
+-*The Bixby Center and the Tigray Health Bureau hosted a dissemination meeting on March 24, 2015 to share findings from three years of research on scaling up community based distribution of injectable contraceptives in Tigray, Ethiopia. The research was funded by Joffe Charitable Trust, Rotary Foundation and the Bixby Center and conducted in collaboration with Mekelle University, Women’s Association of Tigray and the Tigray Health Bureau.Read More
+-*On December 8, 2014, the UC Berkeley School of Public Health presented a research symposium, “A Second Chance in the Second Decade: Adolescence as a Key Developmental Window to Transform Population Health.” Presentations focused on innovations for youth locally and globally; community-based participatory research approaches for the promotion of adolescent health; community-based structural interventions for […]Read More
+-*Last December the Bixby Center co-sponsored the day-long meeting Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings: Current Status and Future Considerations. Other co-sponsors were the Inter-Agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crises (IAWG), Save the Children, and the UC Berkeley Human Rights Center.Read More
May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pmRead More
April 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmRead More