Resources for health professionals
In our ongoing work to train health professionals and support health systems in providing abortion care, we have developed many resources, tools and job aids for clinicians and other health professionals, as well as for trainers in abortion care.
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You can also view our collection of abortion care training materials designed to meet the varied needs of health systems.
Clinical Updates in Reproductive Health
Clinical Updates in Reproductive Health is specially designed to provide concise, easy-to-read information about a wide spectrum of topics related to abortion care. Our team of experts combines the latest evidence with lessons learned in collaboration with health professionals globally to produce broadly relevant and useful clinical recommendations.
A set of abortion care videos designed to better train health care providers to improve their abortion care and help women safely self-manage their abortion using pills. There are 11 videos for health workers and 3 videos for women. These videos were filmed in facilities in Africa and Asia and are consistent with the latest WHO and Ipas clinical guidance.
The Ipas MA Supply Guidance Tool is a simple supply management tool that can be successfully used in service delivery settings that use misoprostol for postabortion care (PAC) as well as in settings where both misoprostol for PAC and induced abortion are available. This tool will enable you to quickly and easily calculate your facility’s average monthly consumption of misoprostol (and mifepristone, depending on your setting) and recommended minimum and maximum inventory levels. This tool was developed by Ipas.
Tool for assessing gestational age for medical abortion.
Recommendations and dosing recommendations for use of prophylactic antibiotics in safe abortion care.
This illustrated wallchart presents a clear, easy-to-read, 10-step guide to performing uterine evacuation using the Ipas MVA Plus® and Ipas EasyGrip® cannulae.
This wallchart outlines the steps for correctly processing and cleaning the Ipas MVA Plus and Ipas EasyGrip cannulae.
This simple supply management tool will enable you to quickly and easily calculate your facility’s average monthly consumption of misoprostol (and mifepristone, depending on your setting) and recommended minimum and maximum inventory levels.
This easy-to-use online tool is for health facility supply managers and distributors who calculate the number of manual vacuum aspirators (MVA) to keep in stock in health facilities.
IpasUniversity, or IpasU, is your gateway to learning about safe abortion and postabortion care. Courses in English and Spanish are designed for clinicians and other professionals who work in reproductive health programming.