Access to abortion is necessary for health and well-being. The recent Supreme Court decision in Dobbs will have devastating impacts. Addressing reproductive health inequalities requires us to embrace and embed abortion care in health provision and policy. It is more important than ever that we train the next generation of health policy analysts and system scientists to advance abortion access.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has driven millions of Ukrainians from their homes. Thousands have fled to nearby countries such as Poland, Hungary, and Romania. 34 hospitals, including a maternity and children’s hospital, have been destroyed. The sudden loss of health care infrastructure and medical supply lines are exacerbating pre-existing health inequities among residents of Ukraine. […]
A New Medical Landscape Recent medical advancements, such as the abortion pill, have revolutionized the efficacy and safety of abortions. Further fueling the hope for a manageable future is the Biden Administration’s decision to end the federal restriction that required patients to pick up the pill in person and subsequently legalize mail orders. Though access to the abortion […]
The anti-abortion movement, built over nearly fifty years, is closer than it has ever been to dismantling Roe v. Wade. This landmark ruling legalized abortion nationwide and prohibited states from banning abortion before fetal viability, around twenty-two to twenty-four weeks. Roe has improved the lives and health of women and families for decades by making […]