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At the event championing women’s rights and reproductive health care, Dr. Cynthia Harper discusses the increased need for contraception in response to the Zika virus epidemic.
Beyond the Pill has trained more than 400 physicians and clinic staff in Puerto Rico with our evidence-based training program on contraceptives as part of response efforts to the Zika virus epidemic.
Women who visit a health care provider that receives state Medicaid family planning funds are almost twice as likely to use highly effective forms of birth control, like IUDs and implants, than women who visit similar providers that do not receive those funds.
On January 14, 2016, Cynthia Harper, PhD, and her research team from the UCSF Bixby Center’s Beyond the Pill program were recognized at the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) 2016 Annual Conference Awards Ceremony.