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, Global Reproductive Health, and Women's Empowerment.
Written by Malcolm Potts on San Francisco Chronicle | November 29, 2017 Hogamous, higamous Man is polygamous Higamous, hogamous, Woman is monogamous A 20th-century tale recounted the story of a woman who awoke one night believing she had discovered the meaning of life. When she looked at what she had scribbled the next morning, it was […]Read More
The UC Berkeley Center for Global Public Health and UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism are excited to offer a joint internship for a summer global health reporting project in 2018. A $4,000 stipend will be awarded to a UC Berkeley graduate student to cover expenses involved in producing a work of journalism that […]Read More
The Center for Global Public Health established its annual graduate student research fellowships in 2008 to provide experiential learning for Berkeley students who are interested in global public health. This year, eight to ten research fellowships in the amount of $3,000-$5,000 will be awarded to qualified students who are selected, via a competitive evaluation process, […]Read More
Research Edited by: Ndola Prata, Paula Tavrow, and Ushma Upadhyay Published: 8 November 2017 The link to the supplement is permanently accessible via the Supplements link on the article page of the journal website. Empowerment is widely acknowledged as a process by which those who have been disempowered are able to increase their self-efficacy, make life-enhancing decisions, and […]Read More
Engaging Men in Family Planning: Perspectives from Married Men in Lomé, Togo October 30th, 2017 at 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM Short Abstract Although family planning activities have made vast progress in many regions of sub-Saharan Africa in the last decade, lack of male engagement in many of these interventions has resulted in disappointing outcomes. […]Read More
On September 13th, the world celebrates Bump Day, highlighting the joy of healthy pregnancies, moms, and babies, and also the need for increased access to healthcare for women worldwide. As we take a moment to celebrate how much we have achieved, let us also consider the current state of women’s health globally and the areas […]Read More
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