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New Study Examines Abortion Incidence, Safety In Tanzania

Guttmacher Institute: Unsafe Abortion Is Common In Tanzania and Is A Major Cause of Maternal Death “In the first nationally representative study of the incidence of abortion and the provision of postabortion care in Tanzania, researchers found that clandestine abortion is common and is a major contributor to maternal death…

Editorial, Opinion Pieces Discuss Zika Outbreak Response

Washington Post: Swatting the Zika carriers Editorial Board “…[T]he age of genetic engineering has brought new possibilities: The tiny building blocks of life can be manipulated to impede the disease. So far, laboratory trials have shown that genetic material can be altered to suppress mosquito populations or make them less…

Present Helms Amendment Interpretation Should Be Clarified, Some Members Of Congress Say

Humanosphere: Decades-old U.S. law still limits international women’s reproductive rights Humanosphere reporter Tom Murphy discusses the U.S. role in advancing women’s reproductive rights, including the Helms Amendment and the push by some members of Congress for the Obama Administration to clarify its interpretation (3/11).

Ipas Trains Indian Health Care Workers In Safer Abortion Technique

The Guardian: India’s doctors learn safer abortion techniques to cut maternal deaths “…At Vani Vilas hospital for women and children in Bangalore, in the south-west state of Karnataka, doctors and nurses gather for training in a safer, quicker [abortion] procedure — the manual vacuum aspiration technique, which is significantly underused…

Zika Focuses Attention On Latin American Women’s Reproductive Rights

Humanosphere: Zika started a conversation about women’s health we should have already had Lisa Nikolau, a Seattle-based journalist and Humanosphere contributor, discusses how the suspected link between Zika virus and microcephaly has focused attention on women’s reproductive health and rights, including access to abortion, in Latin America. She includes comments…

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