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March 28, 2023

Dear Bixby Center Affiliates and Friends:

The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report has made clear the rapidly narrowing opportunity to enable climate resilient development. To create a different future, we must work differently, integrating across sectors, seeking synergy between climate and development actions, and highlighting diverse knowledge and innovation—especially from women and girls. 

Women and girls may be the most affected by climate change—but they are also key to climate resilience and a thriving future.

March 26, 2023

Professor Ndola Prata will be teaching this new course in the fall 2023 semester.  This  2-unit graduate course is open to all students of all disciplines.  With special permission, undergraduate students are welcome to enroll as well!

PH290 New Course Flyer

November 29, 2022

The poster highlights our work using telemedicine to increase access to 1st trimester abortion in Rwanda.

Please click here for the poster.

October 27, 2022

October 26, 2022

a woman research scientist with short light hair smiling at you.

Dr. Julia Walsh's opinion has been published in the Mercury News.  She explains why she supports abortion choice. 

Dr. Walsh is the former Chair of Bixby Center.  She was also a health professor in the School of Public Health of UC Berkeley.  Currently she is a senior research scientist at the School of Public Health.  

October 19, 2022

Please join us via Zoom!

Bixby Center will present 2 Graduate Students, the recipients of Bixby Summer Internships 2022, to share their studies and research on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 from 3 pm to 4:30 pm.

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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.)