International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health

Founded in 1975, International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, formerly International Family Planning Perspectives, is a peer-reviewed journal published quarterly by Guttmacher Institute. Articles include information about sexual and reproductive health in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia.

Articles from Vol. 44, No. 1, March

Benefits and Challenges of Safer-Conception Counseling for HIV Serodiscordant Couples in Uganda
Researchers and clinicians have drawn attention to the reproductive rights and needs of people living with HIV, (1-3) the challenges that providers and health care systems face in trying to address these needs, (4) and the viability of different methods...
Bias in Contraceptive Provision to Young Women among Private Health Care Providers in South West Nigeria
Health care providers can have an important influence on adolescent and young adult women's contraceptive uptake and method choice. (1) In addition to such well-recognized features of high-quality contraceptive counseling as informed choice of methods,...
Correlates of Rapid Repeat Pregnancy among Adolescents and Young Women in Uganda
With one of the highest total fertility rates in Eastern Africa (6.2 births per woman in 2011), Uganda's growing youth bulge reflects the country's low contraceptive prevalence rate and young age at first marriage, as well as its cultural preference...
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Induced abortion is extremely safe in countries where the procedure is legal and performed by trained professionals under appropriate conditions. However, in countries with restrictive abortion laws, such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC),...
The Severity and Management of Complications among Postabortion Patients Treated in Kinshasa Health Facilities
Although women's access to safe induced abortion seems to be improving in many parts of the world, largely because of increasing access to such safer abortion methods as medication abortion and manual or electric vacuum aspiration (MVA/EVA), unsafe...
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