Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health—ANSIRH—works to ensure that reproductive health care and policy are grounded in evidence. ANSIRH’s multi-disciplinary team includes clinicians, researchers and scholars in the fields of sociology, demography, anthropology, medicine, nursing, public health, and law. ANSIRH is a program of the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health.
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New at ANSIRH
The first paper deriving from ANSIRH's Global Turnaway Study—“Denial of abortion in legal settings”—was published online in the Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care, December 15, 2014.
In the most comprehensive look yet at the safety of abortion, ANSIRH researchers have found that major complications occur in less than a quarter of a percent of all abortions, about the same frequency as major complications in colonoscopies.
ANSIRH has just released new clinical guidelines on ultrasound viewing, providing tools to facilitate patient-provider conversations during ultrasounds and create a context where women’s choices are normalized, their concerns validated, and their feelings addressed.
ANSIRH's Carole Joffe, PhD, released her latest book, Reproduction and Society: Interdisciplinary Readings, on September 15, 2014. Read about this collection of essays, edited by Joffe and Jennifer Reich, PhD.
ANSIRH is seeking a new Director, which will be a faculty position within the UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. Read the job description.
Diana Taylor, PhD, RN, NP, honored with inaugural Hysterical Hero Award from the Women's Community Clinic for her tireless efforts to better women's lives throughout her career.
ANSIRH Director Tracy Weitz is the recipient of the 2013 Steinem-Waters Legacy Award, one of Choice USA’s annual Generation 2 Generation Awards. The award will be presented on July 19, 2013 at the Generation 2 Generation Celebration & Awards....
Gov. Jerry Brown signed law removing barriers to abortion provision for nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, and physician assistants—providing more comprehensive reproductive health care for women throughout California.