Presentations on Postabortion Care

Presentations focused on postaborton care are shared at biannual PAC Connection Meetings. Below is a collection of those presentations from 2016 - 2017. Older presentations can be found on the meeting highlights page.

Key Findings of PAC-FP Situation Analysis: Shares findings from a postabortion care family planning situation analysis done in Tanzania during the period of April – July 2016 in 25 sites across the country.

LARC Learning Resource Package with Postabortion LARC ModuleFocuses on Jhpiego’s addition of a Postabortion LARC module that is being field tested and finalized for their LARC Learning Resource Package.

Postabortion Care in Afghanistan: An Important Service to Improve Women’s Health: Discusses the recently revised and finalized Postabortion Care Clinical Service Guidelines for Afghanistan, which was a collaboration of the Ministry of Public Health, Hemayat (Jhpiego), USAID, and others.

Drug to Drug Interaction: Provides information concerning hormonal contraception and HIV.

PAC in East Africa: Provides an update on the Postabortion Care Family Planning (PAC-FP) Project in East Africa.

PAC in West Africa: Provides an update on the Francophone PAC Secretariat in West Africa.

Postabortion Care – A Good Investment for Meeting Global Initiatives: Focuses on the impact of postabortion care (PAC) on other global initiatives, mainly focusing on Family Planning 2020 and the Sustainable Development Goals to address maternal mortality and newborn deaths.

Postabortion Care (PAC): New Treatments, Better Family Planning and Real Progress: Showcases the results of an extensive research initiative following the review of 550 articles about postabortion care (PAC).

Postabortion Family Planning: Strengthening the Family Planning Component of Postabortion Care: Focuses on how High Impact Practices can impact postabortion care (PAC).

Scaling Up Postabortion Care: Explains what needs to be considered when scaling up postabortion care.

Provision of Contraceptive Methods in the Context of Post Abortion Care: Successes and Challenges in the Introduction and Development in Francophone Africa: Shares the history of postabortion care (PAC) in Francophone Africa from its introduction to the challenges faced in this region include policy, financial support, human resources, and geographic barriers, and the successes seen in the region.

Improving Access to Quality PAC Family Planning Services in Togo: Shares the experience of introducing postabortion care (PAC) at five pilot facilities in Togo.

Adding LARC in the Method Mix: Expanding Options for PAFP in Guinea: Provides a history of the scale-up of PAC services in Guinea starting in the late 1990’s – which included a jump from 2 to 38 facilities and an expansion of the method mix to include long-acting and reversible contraceptives (LARCs).

Reaching More Clients with Decentralized PAC Services in TanzaniaExplains the interventions that were used to decentralize at the community level, the facility level, and the district health management teams.

Introducing Integrated Postabortion Family Planning Services in Punjab-Pakistan: makes the case for postabortion family planning and emphasized three key elements – healthy timing and spacing of pregnancies, providing access to FP counseling and services across the continuum of care in MNCH services, and expanding the choice for highly effective modern contraceptives.

Use of LARCs/PMs after Menstrual Regulation and in Postabortion Care (PAC) in Bangladesh: Snapshot of a Public-Sector Facility: Focuses on a study that reviewed the uptake of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCS) and permanent methods (PMs) after MR and during PAC services.

Effect of a Mobile Phone-based Intervention on Postabortion Contraception in Cambodia: Explains a mobile phone-based intervention that was carried out through voice messages from the provider to the client with simple and friendly messages that reminded the clients about the effectiveness of contraceptives.