Archive

Peer-reviewed articles written by Ipas researchers and partners before 2010.  Full-text versions of most articles are available below.



Benson, Janie

Evaluating abortion-care programs: Old challenges, new directions

Studies in Family Planning, 2005
Billings, D. L., B. B. Crane, J. Benson, J. Solo, and T. Fetters

Scaling-up a public health innovation: A comparative study of postabortion care in Bolivia and Mexico

Social Science & Medicine, 2007
Billings, Deborah L., and Janie Benson

Postabortion care in Latin America: Policy and service recommendations from a decade of operations research

Health Policy and Planning, 2005
Billings, Deborah L., Dilys Walker, Guadalupe Mainero del Paso, Kathryn Andersen Clark, and Ila Dayananda

Pharmacy worker practices related to use of misoprostol for abortion in one Mexican state

Contraception, 2009
Billings, Deborah, and Jennifer Gatsi Mallet

Talking about abortion in Namibia

Sister Namibia, 2009
Cohen, Jessica, Olivia Ortiz, Silvia Elena Llaguno, Lorelei Goodyear, Deborah Billings and Imelda Martinez

Reaching women with instructions on misoprostol use in a Latin American country

Reproductive Health Matters, 2005
de León-Aguirre, González, Deyanira, Deborah L. Billings, and Ruben Ramírez-Sánchez

El aborto y la educación médica en México

Salud Pública de México, 2008
Doubova, Svetlana Vladislavovna, Veronica Pámanes-González, Deborah L. Billings, and Laura del Pilar Torres-Arreola

Violencia de pareja en mujeres embarazadas en la Ciudad de México

Revista Saúde Pública, 2007
Fetters, Tamara

Abortion care needs in Darfur and Chad

Forced Migration Review, 2006
Fetters, Tamara, S. Vonthanak, C. Picardo, and T. Rathavy

Abortion-related complications in Cambodia

BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2008
Fetters, Tamara, Solomon Tesfaye, and Kathryn Andersen Clark

An assessment of postabortion care in three regions of Ethiopia

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2008
Ganatra, Bela

Coercion, control, or choice?

Seminar, 2003
Ganatra, Bela

Unsafe abortion in South and South-East Asia: A review of the evidence

Preventing unsafe abortion and its consequences: Priorities for research and action, 2006
Ganatra, Bela, S. Kalyanwala, B. Elul, K. Coyaji, and S. Tewari

Understanding women’s experiences with medical abortion: In-depth interviews with women in two Indian clinics

Global Public Health, 2009
Ganatra, Bela, Vinoj Manning and Suranjeen Prasad Pallipamulla

Availability of medical abortion pills and the role of chemists: A study from Bihar and Jharkhand, India

Reproductive Health Matters, 2005
Gebreselassie, Hailemichael, Maria F. Gallo, Anthony Monyo and Brooke R. Johnson

The magnitude of abortion complications in Kenya

BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaec, 2005
Gómez Ponce de León, R., D. L. Billings, and K. Barrionuevo

Woman-centered post-abortion care in public hospitals in Tucumán, Argentina: Assessing quality of care and its link to human rights

Health and Human Rights, 2006
Grimes, D. A., J. Benson, S. Singh, M. Romero, B. Ganatra, F. E. Okonofua, and I. H. Shah

Unsafe abortion: The preventable pandemic

Lancet, 2006
Halpern, Carolyn Tucker, Ellen M. H. Mitchell, Tilda Farhat, and Phil Bardsley

Effectiveness of web-based education on Kenyan and Brazilian adolescents' knowledge about HIV/AIDS, abortion law, and emergency contraception: Findings from TeenWeb

Social Science & Medicine, 2008
Harries, Jane, Phyllis Orner, Mosotho Gabriel, and Ellen Mitchell

Delays in seeking an abortion until the second trimester: A qualitative study in South Africa

Reproductive Health, 2007
Healy, Joan, Karen Otsea, and Janie Benson

Counting abortions so that abortion counts: Indicators for monitoring the availability and use of abortion care services

International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 2006
Hord, Charlotte E., Janie Benson, Jennifer L. Potts and Deborah L. Billings.

Unsafe abortion in Africa: An overview and recommendations for action

Preventing unsafe abortion and its consequences: Priorities for research and act, 2006
Johnston, Heidi B., Maria F. Gallo, and Janie Benson

Reducing the costs to health systems of unsafe abortion: A comparison of four strategies

Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health C, 2007
Kumar, Anuradha, Leila Hessini, and Ellen M. H. Mitchell

Conceptualising abortion stigma

Culture, Health & Sexuality,, 2009
Lafaurie, María Mercedes, Daniel Grossman, Erika Troncoso, Deborah L Billings and Susana Chávez

Women’s perspectives on medical abortion in Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru: A qualitative study

Reproductive Health Matters, 2005
Martin, S. L., S. K. Young, D. L. Billings, and C. C. Bross

Health care-based interventions for women who have experienced sexual violence: A review of the literature

Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 2007
McDougall, Janna, Tamara Fetters, Kathryn Andersen Clark, and Tung Rathavy

Determinants of contraceptive acceptance among Cambodian abortion patients

Studies in Family Planning, 2009
McNaughton Reyes, H. L., C. E. Hord, E. M. H. Mitchell, and M. M. Blandón

Invoking health and human rights to ensure access to legal abortion: The case of a nine-year-old girl from Nicaragua

Health and Human Rights, 2006
McNaughton, H. L., E. M. H. Mitchell, E. G. Hernandez, and M. M. Blandón

Patient privacy and conflicting legal and ethical obligations in El Salvador: Reporting of unlawful abortions

American Journal of Public Health, 2006
Miller, Suellen, and Deborah L. Billings

Abortion and postabortion care: Ethical, legal, and policy issues in developing countries

Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 2005
Mitchell, E. M. H., C. T. Halpern, E. Muthuuri Kamathi, and S. Owino

Social scripts and stark realities: Kenyan adolescents' abortion discourse

Culture, Health & Sexuality, 2006
Mitchell, Ellen M. H., Hailemichael Gebreselassie, Patrick Aboagye, Gloria Quansah Asare, and Joseph Mills

Health workers and managers' perspectives on implementing comprehensive abortion care in Ghana

Medscape General Medicine, 2007
Mitchell, Ellen M. H., Karen Trueman, Mosotho Gabriel and Lindsey B. Bickers Bock

Building alliances from ambivalence: Evaluation of abortion values clarification workshops with stakeholders in South Africa

African Journal of Reproductive Health, 2005
Potdar, Rukmini, Tamara Fetters, and Lam Phirun

Initial loss of productive days and income among women seeking induced abortion in Cambodia

Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 2008
Schiavon, R., E. Troncoso, and D. L. Billings

El papel de la sociedad civil en la prevención de la violencia contra la mujer.

Salud Pública de México, 2007
Sherman, Jill E., and Tamara L. Fetters

Confidentiality concerns with mapping survey data in reproductive health research

Studies in Family Planning, 2007
Silva, Martha, Deborah L. Billings, Sandra G. Garcia, and Diana Lara

Physicians’ agreement with and willingness to provide abortion services in the case of pregnancy from rape in Mexico

Contraception, 2009
Ustá, Momade Bay, Ellen M. H. Mitchell, Hailemichael Gebreselassie, Eunice Brookman-Amissah, and Amata Kwizera

Who is excluded when abortion access is restricted to twelve weeks? Evidence from Maputo, Mozambique

Reproductive Health Matters, 2008
Velazco Boza, Alejandro, Rodolfo Gómez Ponce de León, Luis Salas Castillo, Dania Rebeca Yi Mariño, and Ellen M. H. Mitchell

Misoprostol preferable to ethacridine lactate for abortions at 13-20 weeks of pregnancy: Cuban experience

Reproductive Health Matters, 2008
Walker, Dilys M., Deborah Billings, Guadalupe Mainero, Ila Dayananda, and Raffaela Schiavon

The provision of medical abortifacients by pharmacies in Morelos, Mexico [abstract]

Contraception, 2007
Yotebieng, Marcel, Carolyn Tucker Halpern, Ellen M. H. Mitchell, and Ada Adimora

Correlates of condom use among sexually experienced secondary school male students in Nairobi, Kenya

Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS, 2009