K Blanchard

Summary

Affiliation: Population Council
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Men's attitudes towards a potential vaginal microbicide in Zimbabwe, Mexico and the USA
    C Coggins
    Reprod Health Matters 8:132-41. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an emergency contraception advance provision service
    Kelly Blanchard
    Population Council, P O Box 411744, Craighall 2124, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Contraception 67:343-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Misoprostol for women's health: a review
    Kelly Blanchard
    Population Council, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Obstet Gynecol 99:316-32. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Acceptability and feasibility of Micralax applicators and of methyl cellulose gel placebo for large-scale clinical trials of vaginal microbicides
    N Coetzee
    Department of Public Health, University of Cape Town, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS 15:1837-42. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Medication abortion in the private sector in South Africa
    Kelly Blanchard
    Ibis Reproductive Health, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 11:285-90. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk of pregnancy and external validity in clinical trials of emergency contraception
    Elizabeth Westley
    Family Care International, New York, NY, USA
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 32:165-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Advance provision of emergency contraception for pregnancy prevention: a meta-analysis
    Chelsea B Polis
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1379-88. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Acceptability of Carraguard vaginal gel use among Thai couples
    Sara J Whitehead
    National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STDs, and Tuberculosis Prevention proposed, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    AIDS 20:2141-8. 2006
  9. pmc Barriers to contraceptive use in product labeling and practice guidelines
    Daniel Grossman
    Ibis Reproductive Health, 2 Brattle Square, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:791-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Pharmacists' knowledge and perceptions of emergency contraceptive pills in Soweto and the Johannesburg Central Business District, South Africa
    Kelly Blanchard
    Ibis Reproductive Health, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 31:172-8. 2005

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Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Men's attitudes towards a potential vaginal microbicide in Zimbabwe, Mexico and the USA
    C Coggins
    Reprod Health Matters 8:132-41. 2000
    ..Further research is needed on definitions of pleasurable sex and the ramifications of this for microbicide formulation, and on partner communication around issues of sexuality and prevention of infection...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an emergency contraception advance provision service
    Kelly Blanchard
    Population Council, P O Box 411744, Craighall 2124, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Contraception 67:343-8. 2003
    ..Providers and women need accurate information on the safety of EC. Uptake of advance provision services could be improved by providing subsidized or free EC to those who cannot pay, and by targeting information to younger women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Misoprostol for women's health: a review
    Kelly Blanchard
    Population Council, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Obstet Gynecol 99:316-32. 2002
    ..To review published literature on misoprostol for women's health indications to provide a synthesis of available information and highlight areas in need of additional research...
  4. ncbi request reprint Acceptability and feasibility of Micralax applicators and of methyl cellulose gel placebo for large-scale clinical trials of vaginal microbicides
    N Coetzee
    Department of Public Health, University of Cape Town, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS 15:1837-42. 2001
    ..7 ml per use (close to the 4 ml planned). CONCLUSIONS: The Micralax applicator performs well as a delivery system for potential vaginal microbicides; and methyl cellulose is an appropriate placebo for future microbicide trials...
  5. ncbi request reprint Medication abortion in the private sector in South Africa
    Kelly Blanchard
    Ibis Reproductive Health, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 11:285-90. 2006
    ..To collect information about how private physicians in South Africa provide medication abortion services to their patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk of pregnancy and external validity in clinical trials of emergency contraception
    Elizabeth Westley
    Family Care International, New York, NY, USA
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 32:165-9. 2006
    ..To compare women who enroll in emergency contraception (EC) trials to those who decline and to understand why eligible women decline to participate...
  7. ncbi request reprint Advance provision of emergency contraception for pregnancy prevention: a meta-analysis
    Chelsea B Polis
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1379-88. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Acceptability of Carraguard vaginal gel use among Thai couples
    Sara J Whitehead
    National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STDs, and Tuberculosis Prevention proposed, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    AIDS 20:2141-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the acceptability of candidate microbicide Carraguard among couples participating in a safety trial...
  9. pmc Barriers to contraceptive use in product labeling and practice guidelines
    Daniel Grossman
    Ibis Reproductive Health, 2 Brattle Square, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:791-9. 2006
    ..Although in some cases additional research is necessary, existing data indicate that evidence-based demedicalization of contraceptive provision could reduce costs and improve access...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pharmacists' knowledge and perceptions of emergency contraceptive pills in Soweto and the Johannesburg Central Business District, South Africa
    Kelly Blanchard
    Ibis Reproductive Health, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 31:172-8. 2005
    ..In South Africa, emergency contraceptive pills are available directly from pharmacies without a prescription, yet few studies have assessed pharmacists' knowledge of and attitudes toward the medication...
  11. ncbi request reprint Medical abortion: the possibilities for introduction in the public sector in South Africa
    Diane Cooper
    Women s Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Reprod Health Matters 13:35-43. 2005
    ..Policymakers and providers were supportive, as they felt medical abortion could relieve the burden on current services. How to increase access to abortion services in rural areas needs to be addressed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Misoprostol alone for early abortion: an evaluation of seven potential regimens
    Kelly Blanchard
    Ibis Reproductive Health, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Contraception 72:91-7. 2005
    ..A growing body of literature has shown that misoprostol alone could be effective for early medical abortion. We evaluated seven potential regimens in women up to 56 days of gestation in order to potentially identify an optimal regimen...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparative study between single dose 600 microg and repeated dose of oral misoprostol for treatment of incomplete abortion
    Vorapong Phupong
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Rama IV Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Contraception 70:307-11. 2004
    ..To evaluate and compare the effectiveness and side effects of two regimens of oral misoprostol, single dose (600 microg) and repeated dose (1200 microg), in the treatment of incomplete abortion...
  14. ncbi request reprint Two regimens of misoprostol for treatment of incomplete abortion
    Kelly Blanchard
    Population Council, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Obstet Gynecol 103:860-5. 2004
    ..Misoprostol shows promise for treatment of incomplete abortion. We evaluated 2 simple misoprostol regimens to estimate whether they were effective in treating incomplete abortion...
  15. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Side effects of the Yuzpe regimen of emergency contraception and two modifications
    Tara Shochet
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Contraception 69:301-7. 2004
    ..A targeted approach to prophylactic antiemetic use could reduce the number of women given these drugs, and the number who experience unnecessary side effects. The impact of counseling on side effects should be further evaluated...
  17. ncbi request reprint Modifying the Yuzpe regimen of emergency contraception: a multicenter randomized controlled trial
    Charlotte Ellertson
    Ibis Reproductive Health, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:1160-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether 1). women could use combined oral contraceptives other than those containing levonorgestrel and 2). eliminating the second dose improves comfort and convenience...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an emergency contraception introduction project in Kenya
    Esther Muia
    Population Council, Nairobi, Kenya
    Contraception 66:255-60. 2002
    ..More research and experience using novel ways of informing women about EC in Africa is needed, and information needs to address women's concerns...
  19. ncbi request reprint Differences between emergency contraception users in the United States and the United Kingdom
    Kelly Blanchard
    Population Council in Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 57:200-3, 214. 2002
    ..to characterize emergency contraception (EC) users and clinical trial participants in the United States and the United Kingdom, comparing previous EC use and awareness, contraceptive history, and experience with EC...
  20. doi request reprint Integrating medical abortion into safe abortion services: experience from three pilot sites in South Africa
    Mary Kawonga
    School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 34:159-64. 2008
    ..Prospective data were collected to ascertain women's experience of the method, pregnancy outcome, women's and provider's acceptability of the method, and the operational requirements for providing medical abortion...