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May 22, 2022

Professor Ndola Prata MD, MSc was interviewed by 48 Hills to speak about abortion rights globally.  She discussed important aspects of medical demography, population, and family planning, and maternal, child, and adolescent health worldwide, with special emphasis on law and social justice.  To read the complete article, click here.

May 17, 2022

March 15, 2022

Telemedicine provides a unique opportunity to increase access to abortion care in Rwanda by task-shifting the provision of medication abortion while still complying with law that states only medical doctors can authorize abortion services. In this project, nurses/midwives in public health centers in Musanze District are providing first trimester medication abortion services by using telemedicine to connect with district hospital doctors for authorization.

January 30, 2022

Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability funds graduate student summer internships and dissertation research in the areas of family planning, population and reproductive health. The principal focus of the program is on family planning issues in developing countries where population growth rates remain high and reproductive health services are poor or inaccessible. (Internships that focus only on HIV/AIDS do not meet the criteria.)