News and Resources about Pakistan

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Ipas and IRC partner to combat barriers to abortion care in crisis settings

Although the need for contraception and safe abortion is heightened in refugee camps and other crisis settings, reproductive health services are often minimal or non-existent, putting women at risk of unwanted pregnancy and unsafe ... More »

Saturday, June 25, 2016

A coordinated approach to policy change and programmatic integration of safe uterine evacuation and postabortion care services in Punjab province, Pakistan

This brief describes the advocacy efforts, led by Ipas Pakistan and local partners, to integrate WHO-approved approaches (UE methods and training of additional cadres of providers) into the health-care system. In particular, it details the ... More »

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Expanding roles of providers in safe abortion care: A programmatic approach to meeting women’s needs

This brief examines the key results from expanding abortion service provision to midlevel providers in 10 Ipas country programs throughout Asia and Africa, including a global analysis of programmatic data from all 10 countries and two case ... More »

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Pakistan Woman-Centered Postabortion Care: Reference Manual

Reference manual for training health-care professionals on safe postabortion care in Pakistan, adapted from the second edition of Ipas’s Woman-Centered Postabortion Care Reference Manual. More »

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Providers Counseling Desk Book 2015

This flip book, a counseling tool for women in English and Urdu, includes information on misoprostol use for incomplete / missed abortion and postabortion contraception, as well as prevention and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage. It is ... More »

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Implementing Values Clarification and Attitudes Transformation Workshops in Pakistan: An assessment of progress and prospects

An evaluation of values clarification and attitude transformation (VCAT) workshops conducted in Pakistan to improve participants’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviors about abortion and abortion care. More »

Friday, March 6, 2015

Youth advocates tell Congress: Helms hurts

Youth advocates from Ghana, Pakistan and the United States spoke at a briefing at the U.S. House of Representatives this week to call on the U.S. government to support programs and policies that expand young people’s access to ... More »

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Expanding the Provider Base for Abortion Care: Findings and Recommendations from an Assessment of Pre-Service Training Needs and Opportunities in Pakistan

In 2012, Ipas undertook an assessment in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan to determine the specific needs and gaps in the pre-service education systems for midlevel providers and to identify opportunities, strategies and ... More »