News and Resources about Pain Management

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Friday, February 3, 2017

Clinical Updates in Reproductive Health

Clinical Updates in Reproductive Health (CURHs) are designed to provide Ipas staff, trainers, partners and other health-care providers with access to up-to-date, evidence-based recommendations. In general, the recommendations are the same ... More »

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

IpasUniversity course catalog

This brochure demonstrates the offerings of IpasUniversity. IpasUniversity offers free, online, on-demand courses for reproductive health professionals, with a focus on safe abortion care and postabortion care. More »

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Ipas U.S. start-up kit for integrating manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) for early pregnancy loss into women's reproductive health-care services

The Ipas U.S. Start-up Kit provides up-to-date guidance, tips, checklists, resources and sample medical protocols for incorporating MVA into women’s reproductive health-care services. More »

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Training resources for second-trimester abortion (CD), second edition

Morbidity and mortality associated with second-trimester abortion still remain unacceptably high in many countries where access to safe second-trimester abortion is limited. This training package provides instructions and materials for ... More »

Monday, February 23, 2009

Manual vacuum aspiration for uterine evacuation: Pain management

Reducing the physical pain and anxiety experienced by women undergoing uterine evacuation is an essential part of treatment with MVA. The second edition of this publication addresses the types and origins of discomfort that women may ... More »

Saturday, March 15, 2008

Performing Manual Vacuum Aspiration (MVA) Using the Ipas MVA Plus®, Ipas 3mm and Ipas EasyGrip® Cannulae (Postabortion care version)

This brochure outlines the steps in performing a postabortion MVA procedure as well as information on how to clean and process the Ipas MVA Plus, Ipas 3mm and Ipas EasyGrip cannulae. More »

Saturday, March 1, 2008

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

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. Working with FOGSI, Ipas initiated “MAPnet,” a ... More »

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Clinician’s guide for second-trimester abortion, second edition

The second edition of this clinician’s manual describes two clinical methods for second-trimester abortion. It includes an instructional guide to these methods, as well as information on complications, contraceptive counseling, informed ... More »

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Performing Manual Vacuum Aspiration (MVA) Using the Ipas MVA Plus®, Ipas 3mm and Ipas EasyGrip® Cannulae For international distribution

This brochure outlines the steps to perform an elective MVA procedure as well as how to clean and process the Ipas MVA Plus, Ipas 3mm and Ipas EasyGrip cannulae. More »

Monday, August 1, 2005

Confronting maternal mortality: The status of abortion care in public health facilities in Mozambique

With its struggling health system and history of conflict, Mozambique has one of the world’s highest maternal mortality rates. In an effort to look at factors affecting maternal death, Ipas and the Mozambican Ministry of Health undertook ... More »

Friday, February 1, 2002

Manual vacuum aspiration: Expanding women's access to safe abortion services

Manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) can offer a safe, accessible and affordable way to provide abortion and overcome barriers that inhibit women's access to services. This monograph outlines both clinical and practical reasons supporting the ... More »