Results of a government and NGO partnership for provision of safe abortion services in Uttarakhand, India: A pre and post-intervention evaluation of increasing access to safe abortion services (IASAS) program

November 2009

To reduce the extent of maternal mortality due to unsafe abortion, the state government of Uttarakhand recognized the importance of ensuring safe abortion services in the state. The ‘Increasing A....Read More

Exploring the pathways of unsafe abortion: A prospective study of abortion clients in selected hospitals of Madhya Pradesh, India.

August 2009

The Government of Madhya Pradesh collaborated with Ipas to conduct a study titled Exploring the Pathways of Unsafe Abortion: A Prospective Study of Abortion Clients in Selected Hospitals of Madhya ....Read More

Community awareness and intervention materials, Jharkhand, India

June 2009

The following Hindi language materials were developed for a community intervention in Jharkhand, India, to educate participants about medical abortion and other reproductive health issues.

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Refresher course for medical abortion services Reference manual

March 2009

This reference manual was developed by Ipas India to provide certified abortion providers with refresher training on first trimester abortion with mifepristone and misoprostol. Note: This manual wa....Read More

Medical update: Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2002 and Medical Termination of Pregnancy Rules 2003

May 2008

The Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, which governs the provision of abortion services in India, was enacted in 1971 to address the country’s high rate of maternal mortality and mor....Read More

Making abortions safer: The way forward

May 2008

This publication presents the highlights of the workshop “Making Abortions Safer: The Way Forward,” held May 5-6, 2008 in India.

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Post training follow-up survey: Bihar and Jharkhand

November 2007

As part of the Increasing Access to Safe Abortion Services project, in July 2005-May 2006 Ipas and state governments of Bihar and Jharkhand trained 80 medical doctors from rural and urban areas to ....Read More

Progress and prospects of MAPnet: A network of medication abortion providers in two districts of Maharashtra, India

March 2008

Medication abortion (MA) can play a vital role in reducing unsafe abortions; however, MA services in India are being provided in an unorganized fashion and are usually limited to urban areas. Worki....Read More

Increasing access to safe abortion services in Uttarakhand

October 2007

This report describes a simple methodology to screen and approve facilities as provider-training sites for comprehensive abortion care.  This approach will help state governments in India adopt an....Read More

Seven Years of NRHM MP Experience

June 2008

The National Health Mission (formerly known as National Rural Health Mission) on its seventh anniversary published selected successful and impactful interventions including IDF CAC model in its rep....Read More