NEWS IN CONTEXT
OP-EDS AND BLOG POSTS
"Quantifying Planned Parenthood’s Critical Role In Meeting The Need For Publicly Supported Contraceptive Care", Jennifer Frost and Kinsey Hasstedt, Health Affairs Blog, September 8, 2015
"Title X: The Lynchpin Of Publicly Funded Family Planning In The United States", Kinsey Hasstedt, Health Affairs Blog, August 10, 2015
"States Enact 51 Abortion Restrictions in First Half of 2015: Mid-Year Analysis", Elizabeth Nash and Rachel Gold, RH Reality Check, July 15, 2015
Debunking a Critique of Guttmacher’s Methodology To Estimate Unsafe Abortion (July 30, 2012)
In a report published in the May 2012 issue of the journal Ginecología y Obstetricia de México, Elard Koch, of Chile’s Catholic University of the Most Holy Conception, et al., criticized a methodology developed by the Guttmacher Institute to estimate the number and rate of induced abortions and complications from unsafe abortions in countries where the procedure is highly restricted. However, Koch, et al. fail in both their attempt to discredit the Guttmacher methodology and their effort to present an alternative methodology for estimating abortion incidence in countries where the procedure is highly restricted.