Contraception

Innovations

Urban Healthy Start Program Offers Support at Each Stage of Childbearing Cycle, Leading to Fewer Low- and Very Low–Birthweight Babies 08/09/13

Baltimore Healthy Start, a nonprofit community-based organization, works to reduce infant mortality among the largely African-American population it serves by offering a comprehensive series of...

Inner-City School Health Center's Comprehensive Reproductive Health Services: Enhancing Access to Screening for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Prenatal Care, and Contraception 12/06/12

The Rush University College of Nursing operates health centers inside three Chicago public schools that provide convenient, comprehensive reproductive and sexual health services to a primarily...

Community-Driven Clinic for Refugee Women Enhances Access to Comprehensive, Culturally Sensitive Care Across the Reproductive Life Span 11/13/12

The Refugee Women's Health Clinic provides culturally competent, comprehensive care across the reproductive life span to a largely African, Asian, and Middle Eastern refugee community in Maricopa...

Weekly Text Messaging Service Enhances Access to Local Clinics and Accurate Information on Sexual Health for Teens and Young Adults 03/06/11

A statewide text messaging service (known as “Hookup”) provides weekly sexual health tips and connects high-risk teens and young adults in California to locally available sexual and reproductive...

Web-Based Triage and Scheduling System Generates High Levels of Patient Satisfaction, Enhances Access to Sexual Health Services 11/04/10

Along with offering scheduling via telephone or in person, 3 United Kingdom–based sexual health clinics give patients age 16 and older the option of requesting appointments at any time through a...

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Teen Source: The Hookup 03/28/11

The Hookup is a statewide text messaging service in California that aims to provide youth with relevant and accurate sexual and reproductive health information and a convenient, confidential resource for accessing local clinics that offer free or...

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