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Image of a provider talking to a patient and taking notes.
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.
Providers practice inserting IUDs on a pelvic model.
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.
Provider showing patient birth control method
Beyond the Pill's provider training on IUDs and implants successfully reduced unintended pregnancy among teens and young women aged 18-25 years according to a new study published in The Lancet medical journal.
Teens holding birth control methods
High school students come together to discuss how they can help to reduce unplanned pregnancy through education and advocacy.