Gender biased sex selection and access to safe abortion: Frequently asked questions on interlinkages

January 2013

Gender biased sex selection and access to safe abortion: Frequently asked questions on interlinkages

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Understanding the role of ultrasound (USG) in improving maternal care in India

January 2012

Using the calendar data of the third round of National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3) this study examines the linkages between pregnancy loss (including induced abortions, spontaneous abortions and ....Read More

Comprehensive abortion care services in the public sector: The Aurangabad model

March 2011

In Aurangabad, like most districts in India, safe and legal abortion services are not readily available, especially to poor and rural women. Ipas, as a part of the consortium for safe abortions in ....Read More

Expanding community-based access to medical abortion in Jharkhand: A pre-intervention baseline survey in selected two blocks of Ranchi and Khunti districts

June 2010

Ipas, in collaboration with the Government of Jharkhand, initiated a community-based pilot model in two blocks of Ranchi and Khunti districts. This initiative aims to ensure service access and util....Read More

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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