CAC Training and Service Delivery Guidelines,2018

March 2019

The government guidelines contain standards & protocols for providing high quality abortion care. It has been updated recently in light of the global recommendations & international best pr....Read More

Review Meeting on Model CAC Centres

February 2019

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India envisioned `Model CAC Training and Service Delivery Centres’ in selected states, for demonstrating standardized quality norms for CAC ....Read More

Is self-use of medical abortion a viable option? : A systematic review of global evidence with a special focus on India

September 2018

There is limited documentation of successful interventions on the self-administration or self-use of medical abortion outside the formal health system. There is even less published documentation on....Read More

Improving Access to Comprehensive Abortion Care in India with Focus on Expanding Provider Base

May 2018

Policy brief : This policy brief has been developed in consultation with experts in India after a careful review of the Indian context and mapping it with the WHO Guidelines on ....Read More

Yukti Yojana recognized as a Best Practice

April 2018

Yukti Yojana – A Public Private Partnership for Expanding Availability of Safe Abortion Services in Bihar, featured in the compendium of successful projects in the field of Maternal, Newborn and ....Read More

DLC Toolkit

March 2018

The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act has a provision for a District Level Committee that approves a private facility to offer abortion services. The composition, tenure and roles, and responsib....Read More

Policy brief: The POCSO Act and The MTP Act: Key Information for Medical Providers

October 2017

Ipas Development Foundation (IDF) in close collaboration with the Centre for Health Law, Ethics and Technology (CHELT), Jindal Global Law School developed a policy brief titled, ‘The POCSO Act an....Read More

Bringing Women’s Health on the CSR Agenda – A stakeholder dialogue by IDF

September 2017

Ipas Development Foundation, with technical assistance from PwC India held a stakeholder dialogue in July 2017. The primary objective of the dialogue was to emphasize the importance of including wo....Read More

An exploration of the socio-economic profile of women and costs of receiving abortion services at public health facilities of Madhya Pradesh, India

April 2017

Background: Maternal mortality, which primarily burdens developing countries, reflects the greatest health divide between rich and poor. This is especially pronounced for access to safe abortion se....Read More

Evaluating the relative effectiveness of high-intensity and low-intensity models of behaviour change communication interventions for abortion care-seeking in Bihar and Jharkhand, India: a cross-sectional study

March 2017

This study aimed to compare the effectiveness of a high-intensity model (HIM) and a low-intensity model (LIM) of behaviour change communication interventions in Bihar and Jharkhand states of India ....Read More