V Rasch

Summary

Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc Self-reports of induced abortion: an empathetic setting can improve the quality of data
    V Rasch
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    Am J Public Health 90:1141-4. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Unsafe abortion in Tanzania and the need for involving men in postabortion contraceptive counseling
    Vibeke Rasch
    Department of International Health, Post Office Box 2099, Copenhagen University, Denmark DK 1014, Copenhagen K
    Stud Fam Plann 36:301-10. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Scaling up postabortion contraceptive service--results from a study conducted among women having unwanted pregnancies in urban and rural Tanzania
    Vibeke Rasch
    Department of International Health, Institute of Public Health, Centre for Health and Society, Copenhagen University, 5 Øster Farimagsgade, DK 1014 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Contraception 72:377-82. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study on different models of postabortion care in Tanzania
    Vibeke Rasch
    Department of International Health, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:570-5. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Acceptance of contraceptives among women who had an unsafe abortion in Dar es Salaam
    Vibeke Rasch
    Department of International Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Trop Med Int Health 9:399-405. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Cigarette, alcohol, and caffeine consumption: risk factors for spontaneous abortion
    Vibeke Rasch
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:182-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive failure--results from a study conducted among women with accepted and unaccepted pregnancies in Denmark
    Vibeke Rasch
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Southern Denmark Odense University, Odense C, Denmark
    Contraception 66:109-16. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy planning and acceptance among Danish pregnant women
    V Rasch
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense University Hospital, Sdr Boulevard 23A, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:1030-5. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Adolescent girls with illegally induced abortion in Dar es Salaam: the discrepancy between sexual behaviour and lack of access to contraception
    V Rasch
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Odense University Hospital, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Reprod Health Matters 8:52-62. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint The problem of illegally induced abortion: results from a hospital-based study conducted at district level in Dar es Salaam
    V Rasch
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Trop Med Int Health 5:495-502. 2000

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Self-reports of induced abortion: an empathetic setting can improve the quality of data
    V Rasch
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    Am J Public Health 90:1141-4. 2000
    ..This study estimated the proportion of incomplete abortions that are induced in hospital-based settings in Tanzania...
  2. ncbi request reprint Unsafe abortion in Tanzania and the need for involving men in postabortion contraceptive counseling
    Vibeke Rasch
    Department of International Health, Post Office Box 2099, Copenhagen University, Denmark DK 1014, Copenhagen K
    Stud Fam Plann 36:301-10. 2005
    ..findings suggest that male partners should be included in postabortion contraceptive counseling, which should be sensitive to the nature of the partners' relationship, the risk of HIV transmission, and the importance of promoting gender..
  3. ncbi request reprint Scaling up postabortion contraceptive service--results from a study conducted among women having unwanted pregnancies in urban and rural Tanzania
    Vibeke Rasch
    Department of International Health, Institute of Public Health, Centre for Health and Society, Copenhagen University, 5 Øster Farimagsgade, DK 1014 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Contraception 72:377-82. 2005
    ..The present study describes the magnitude of the problem of unwanted pregnancies among women with incomplete abortion in urban and rural Tanzania and evaluates the outcome of a postabortion care intervention...
  4. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study on different models of postabortion care in Tanzania
    Vibeke Rasch
    Department of International Health, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:570-5. 2004
    ..To identify women having unsafe abortions and elucidate whether an acceptable follow-up rate among these women can be retrieved...
  5. ncbi request reprint Acceptance of contraceptives among women who had an unsafe abortion in Dar es Salaam
    Vibeke Rasch
    Department of International Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Trop Med Int Health 9:399-405. 2004
    ..To assess the need for post-abortion contraception and to determine if women who had an unsafe abortion will use a contraceptive method to avoid repeated unwanted pregnancies and STDs/HIV...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cigarette, alcohol, and caffeine consumption: risk factors for spontaneous abortion
    Vibeke Rasch
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:182-8. 2003
    ..To study the association between cigarette, alcohol, and caffeine consumption and the occurrence of spontaneous abortion...
  7. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive failure--results from a study conducted among women with accepted and unaccepted pregnancies in Denmark
    Vibeke Rasch
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Southern Denmark Odense University, Odense C, Denmark
    Contraception 66:109-16. 2002
    ..Regarding pregnancy acceptance, being 25-34 years of age was positively associated, whereas being single and a student was negatively associated with pregnancy acceptance...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy planning and acceptance among Danish pregnant women
    V Rasch
    Institute of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense University Hospital, Sdr Boulevard 23A, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:1030-5. 2001
    ..To study how living conditions influence pregnancy planning and acceptance among Danish women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adolescent girls with illegally induced abortion in Dar es Salaam: the discrepancy between sexual behaviour and lack of access to contraception
    V Rasch
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Odense University Hospital, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Reprod Health Matters 8:52-62. 2000
    ..There is a need for youth-friendly family planning services and to make abortion safe and legal, in order to reduce unwanted pregnancies and abortion-related complications and deaths among adolescent girls...
  10. ncbi request reprint The problem of illegally induced abortion: results from a hospital-based study conducted at district level in Dar es Salaam
    V Rasch
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Trop Med Int Health 5:495-502. 2000
    ..These results lend support to the assumption that the in-depth confidential interview made it possible to distinguish IA women from SA women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Adolescent girls, illegal abortions and "sugar-daddies" in Dar es Salaam: vulnerable victims and active social agents
    M Silberschmidt
    Department of Women and Gender Research in Medicine, Institute of Public Health, Panum Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Soc Sci Med 52:1815-26. 2001
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  12. doi request reprint Mobile phones as a health communication tool to improve skilled attendance at delivery in Zanzibar: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    S Lund
    Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BJOG 119:1256-64. 2012
    ..To examine the association between a mobile phone intervention and skilled delivery attendance in a resource-limited setting...
  13. ncbi request reprint Acceptance and use of the female condom among women with incomplete abortion in rural Tanzania
    Vibeke Rasch
    Department of International Health, Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Contraception 75:66-70. 2007
    ..This study describes the outcome of a postabortion care intervention aimed at introducing the female condom as a means of preventing women from having unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections (STIs)/HIV...
  14. ncbi request reprint Post-abortion care and voluntary HIV counselling and testing--an example of integrating HIV prevention into reproductive health services
    Vibeke Rasch
    Department of International Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, and Temeke Municipal Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Trop Med Int Health 11:697-704. 2006
    ..To assess the acceptance and outcome of voluntary HIV counselling and testing (VCT) among women who had an unsafe abortion...
  15. ncbi request reprint Living conditions, contraceptive use and the choice of induced abortion among pregnant women in Denmark
    Vibeke Rasch
    Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 30:293-9. 2002
    ..This study describes women with induced abortion and thereby elucidates how living conditions and contraceptive failure are associated with the choice of induced abortion in a population of Danish pregnant women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Contraceptive attitudes and contraceptive failure among women requesting induced abortion in Denmark
    Vibeke Rasch
    Department of International Health, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Hum Reprod 22:1320-6. 2007
    ..To elucidate how contraceptive attitudes among Danish-born and immigrant women influence the request of induced abortion...
  17. ncbi request reprint Induced abortion in Denmark: effect of socio-economic situation and country of birth
    Vibeke Rasch
    Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 18:144-9. 2008
    ..The present study focuses on how socio-economic characteristics and country of birth are associated with induced abortion...
  18. doi request reprint Strategies for the prevention and treatment of reproductive tract infections among women in Vietnam
    Nguyen My Huong
    National Committee for Population, Family and Children, Vietnam
    Cult Health Sex 10:S111-21. 2008
    ..These strategies highlight inadequacies in the public healthcare system, while also pointing to important cultural paradoxes in the understanding of womanhood in contemporary Vietnam...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Does male circumcision prevent HIV/AIDS? The Danish Society for Tropical Medicine and International Health]
    Dan Meyrowitsch
    Afdeling for Sundhedstjenesteforskning, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab, Københavns Universitet, DK 1014 København K
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:1056. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint Maternal death and the Millennium Development Goals
    Vibeke Rasch
    Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen, 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Dan Med Bull 54:167-9. 2007
    ..Finally, political leadership, openness to discuss women's rights, including abortion, and involving the community i.e. MDG 3 is essential to attain MDG 5...
  21. ncbi request reprint Situation analysis of quality of abortion care in the main maternity hospital in Hai Phòng, Viet Nam
    My H Ng Nguyen
    Scientific Institute for Population, Family and Children, Viet Nam Commission of Population, Family and Children, Hanoi, Viet Nam
    Reprod Health Matters 15:172-82. 2007
    ..A supportive supervisory system that holds health staff accountable for conducting high quality information and counselling sessions should also be established...
  22. ncbi request reprint Midwifery at the crossroads in Estonia: attitudes of midwives and other key stakeholders
    Jeffrey V Lazarus
    Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:339-48. 2005
    ....