Sandra G Garcia

Summary

Affiliation: Population Council
Country: Mexico

Publications

  1. ncbi Linking cervical cancer to the human papillomavirus: findings from a qualitative study with Mexican women
    Sandra G Garcia
    Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico
    Health Care Women Int 28:192-205. 2007
  2. ncbi Demonstrating public health at work: a demonstration project of congenital syphilis prevention efforts in Bolivia
    Sandra G Garcia
    The Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico
    Sex Transm Dis 34:S37-41. 2007
  3. ncbi Knowledge and opinions of emergency contraceptive pills among female factory workers in Tijuana, Mexico
    Sandra G Garcia
    Reproductive Health for Latin America and the Caribbean, Population Council, Escondida 110, Col Villa Coyoacan, Mexico DF
    Stud Fam Plann 39:199-210. 2008
  4. ncbi Policy implications of a national public opinion survey on abortion in Mexico
    Sandra G Garcia
    Population Council, Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico City, Mexico
    Reprod Health Matters 12:65-74. 2004
  5. ncbi Emergency contraception in Honduras: knowledge, attitudes, and practice among urban family planning clients
    Sandra G Garcia
    Reproductive Health, Population Council, Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Office, Mexico City, Mexico
    Stud Fam Plann 37:187-96. 2006
  6. doi The co-occurrence of intimate partner violence and syphilis among pregnant women in Bolivia
    Claudia Diaz-Olavarrieta
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:2077-86. 2009
  7. ncbi Maternal syphilis and intimate partner violence in Bolivia: a gender-based analysis of implications for partner notification and universal screening
    Claudia Diaz-Olavarrieta
    The Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico
    Sex Transm Dis 34:S42-6. 2007
  8. doi Exploring abortion knowledge and opinion among lawyers, an important yet overlooked stakeholder group in Mexico
    Kate S Wilson
    Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico
    Health Care Women Int 33:1046-59. 2012
  9. doi Women's experiences of and perspectives on abortion at public facilities in Mexico City three years following decriminalization
    Claudia Diaz Olavarrieta
    Research Center for Health Population, National Institute of Public Health of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 118:S15-20. 2012
  10. ncbi Public opinion on abortion in Mexico City after the landmark reform
    Kate S Wilson
    Population Council, Mexico, Morelos No 21, Colonia Del Carmen Coyoacán, Mexico City 04100, Mexico
    Stud Fam Plann 42:175-82. 2011

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi Linking cervical cancer to the human papillomavirus: findings from a qualitative study with Mexican women
    Sandra G Garcia
    Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico
    Health Care Women Int 28:192-205. 2007
    ..Information campaigns should take into account differences in lay conceptions of these illnesses...
  2. ncbi Demonstrating public health at work: a demonstration project of congenital syphilis prevention efforts in Bolivia
    Sandra G Garcia
    The Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico
    Sex Transm Dis 34:S37-41. 2007
    ..We conducted complementary studies on related topics, strengthened quality of care, and aided the response to sensitive aspects of maternal/congenital syphilis control (e.g., partner notification)...
  3. ncbi Knowledge and opinions of emergency contraceptive pills among female factory workers in Tijuana, Mexico
    Sandra G Garcia
    Reproductive Health for Latin America and the Caribbean, Population Council, Escondida 110, Col Villa Coyoacan, Mexico DF
    Stud Fam Plann 39:199-210. 2008
    ..Problems we experienced included a factory closure and management/staff opposition to certain project elements. Future studies should continue to investigate work-site interventions and other strategies to reach workers...
  4. ncbi Policy implications of a national public opinion survey on abortion in Mexico
    Sandra G Garcia
    Population Council, Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico City, Mexico
    Reprod Health Matters 12:65-74. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi Emergency contraception in Honduras: knowledge, attitudes, and practice among urban family planning clients
    Sandra G Garcia
    Reproductive Health, Population Council, Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Office, Mexico City, Mexico
    Stud Fam Plann 37:187-96. 2006
    ..This study is intended to fill an information gap regarding EC in Latin America and the Caribbean and to be useful in determining educational messages and target audiences for future awareness campaigns in Honduras...
  6. doi The co-occurrence of intimate partner violence and syphilis among pregnant women in Bolivia
    Claudia Diaz-Olavarrieta
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:2077-86. 2009
    ..This study determined IPV prevalence and the association between IPV and positive syphilis tests among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in three provinces in Bolivia...
  7. ncbi Maternal syphilis and intimate partner violence in Bolivia: a gender-based analysis of implications for partner notification and universal screening
    Claudia Diaz-Olavarrieta
    The Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico
    Sex Transm Dis 34:S42-6. 2007
    ..Use a gender perspective to analyze a partner notification study conducted in antenatal clinics in Bolivia to assess the association between intimate partner violence (IPV) and partner notification...
  8. doi Exploring abortion knowledge and opinion among lawyers, an important yet overlooked stakeholder group in Mexico
    Kate S Wilson
    Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico
    Health Care Women Int 33:1046-59. 2012
    ..In multivariate analysis, being very knowledgeable of abortion laws was a significant predictor of more "progressive" abortion opinions, support for the Mexico City law, and support for the health indication...
  9. doi Women's experiences of and perspectives on abortion at public facilities in Mexico City three years following decriminalization
    Claudia Diaz Olavarrieta
    Research Center for Health Population, National Institute of Public Health of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 118:S15-20. 2012
    ..Aims included comparing satisfaction with medical and surgical abortion services; drawing evidence-based recommendations for program improvement; and measuring contraceptive uptake following abortion...
  10. ncbi Public opinion on abortion in Mexico City after the landmark reform
    Kate S Wilson
    Population Council, Mexico, Morelos No 21, Colonia Del Carmen Coyoacán, Mexico City 04100, Mexico
    Stud Fam Plann 42:175-82. 2011
    ....
  11. doi Acceptability and use of the female condom and diaphragm among sex workers in Dominican Republic: results from a prospective study
    Diana K Lara
    Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:538-51. 2009
    ..The introduction of female-controlled barrier methods resulted in the use of a wide range of prevention methods and a significant reduction in unprotected sex...
  12. ncbi Introducing birth plans in Mexico: an exploratory study in a hospital serving low-income Mexicans
    Eileen A Yam
    Population Council s Mexico Country Office, Mexico City, Mexico
    Birth 34:42-8. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi [Introducing Emergency Contraception in the Mexican Family Planning Official Norm]
    Diana Lara
    Programa de Salud Reproductiva, Population Council Oficina México, Mexico D F, Mexico
    Gac Med Mex 143:483-7. 2007
    ..Understand the process of including Emergency Contraception (EC) in the Mexican Family Planning Norm (NOM) and identify factors that influenced this achievement...
  14. doi Public opinion about abortion-related stigma among Mexican Catholics and implications for unsafe abortion
    Stephanie M McMurtrie
    Population Council México, Mexico City, Mexico
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 118:S160-6. 2012
    ..66; 95% CI, 1.30-2.11) and believed that abortion should be prohibited in all cases (odds ratio 3.13; 95% CI, 2.28-4.30). Such stigma can lead women to seek unsafe abortions to avoid judgment by society...
  15. doi Abusive head trauma at a tertiary care children's hospital in Mexico City. A preliminary study
    Claudia Diaz-Olavarrieta
    National Institute of Public Health, Research Center on Health Population, Mexico City, Mexico
    Child Abuse Negl 35:915-23. 2011
    ....
  16. ncbi "No party hat, no party": successful condom use in sex work in Mexico and the Dominican Republic
    Sandra G Garcia
    Reproductive Health Research for Latin America and the Caribbean, Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico
    Reprod Health Matters 14:53-62. 2006
    ..Future educational messages should emphasise condom use to protect loved ones, increase security and pleasure during sex, and demonstrate respect for both sex workers, clients and partners...
  17. ncbi Valuable safeguard or unnecessary burden? Characterization of physician consultations for oral contraceptive use in Mexico City
    Carrie Tatum
    Population Council, Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico City, DF 04000, Mexico
    Contraception 71:208-13. 2005
    ..However, little is known about the content or quality of physicians' consultations...
  18. ncbi As often as needed: appropriate use of emergency contraceptive pills
    Katrina Abuabara
    The Population Council, Panzacola No 62, Int 102, Colonia Villa Coyoacan, 04000, Mexico City, Mexico
    Contraception 69:339-42. 2004
    ....
  19. ncbi Do Mexico City pharmacy workers screen women for health risks when they sell oral contraceptive pills over-the-counter?
    Davida Becker
    Population Council, Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, Panzacola 62, Interior 102, Colonia Villa Coyoacan, Mexico City, Mexico
    Contraception 69:295-9. 2004
    ..While past research has suggested that nonmedical providers, such as pharmacy workers, are capable of screening women for contraindications to OCs, little is known about their practices...
  20. doi HIV/STI risk among male Mexican immigrants in Dallas, Texas: findings from a pilot study
    Kate S Wilson
    Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:947-51. 2010
    ..However, men who drank alcohol frequently and used illegal drugs were more likely than others to report engaging in behaviors that put them at risk for acquiring HIV/STI...
  21. ncbi Patient characteristics and service trends following abortion legalization in Mexico City, 2007-10
    Manuel Mondragón y Kalb
    Information Systems, Mexico City Ministry of Health, Mexico City, Mexico
    Stud Fam Plann 42:159-66. 2011
    ..Our findings indicate that the Ministry of Health's program provides safe services that contribute to the prevention of repeat unintended pregnancies...
  22. doi Use of magnesium sulfate for treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia in Mexico
    Marieke G van Dijk
    Population Council, Mexico Office, Mexico City, Mexico
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 121:110-4. 2013
    ....
  23. doi Stories behind the statistics: a review of abortion-related deaths from 2005 to 2007 in Mexico City
    Marieke G van Dijk
    Population Council Mexico Office, Mexico City, Mexico
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 118:S87-91. 2012
    ..The cases illustrate the importance of liberalizing abortion laws and improving postabortion care to protect the life and health of women seeking to terminate pregnancy...
  24. ncbi Emergency contraception among university students in Kingston, Jamaica: a survey of knowledge, attitudes, and practices
    Annik Sorhaindo
    Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico
    Contraception 66:261-8. 2002
    ..Most students felt ECPs were an important option for women in Jamaica; however, some feared ECPs might be overused. Future educational campaigns should provide Jamaican university students with detailed information about this method...
  25. ncbi Abortion opinion research in Latin America and the Caribbean: a review of the literature
    Eileen A Yam
    Population Council, Mexico City
    Stud Fam Plann 37:225-40. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi Patient-led partner notification for syphilis: Strategies used by women accessing antenatal care in urban Bolivia
    Shannon A Klisch
    Department of Health Science, San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192, USA
    Soc Sci Med 65:1124-35. 2007
    ..More studies are needed which examine successful patient-led strategies for partner notification and their connections with long-term health outcomes...
  27. pmc Accuracy of self-screening for contraindications to combined oral contraceptive use
    Daniel Grossman
    Ibis Reproductive Health, San Francisco, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:572-8. 2008
    ..To estimate how well a convenience sample of women from the general population could self-screen for contraindications to combined oral contraceptives using a medical checklist...
  28. doi Jamaican and Barbadian health care providers' knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding emergency contraceptive pills
    Eileen A Yam
    Abt Associates Inc, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 33:160-7. 2007
    ....