Affiliation: Guttmacher Institute
Sully E, Atuyambe L, Bukenya J, Whitehead H, Blades N, Bankole A. Estimating abortion incidence among adolescents and differences in postabortion care by age: a cross-sectional study of postabortion care patients in Uganda. Contraception. 2018;: pubmed publisher
..Further, interventions to address unintended pregnancy and unsafe abortion among unmarried women of all ages in Africa should be a priority. ..
Bankole A, Biddlecom A, Dzekedzeke K. Women's and men's fertility preferences and contraceptive behaviors by HIV status in 10 sub-Saharan African countries. AIDS Educ Prev. 2011;23:313-28 pubmed publisher
..Other factors unrelated to HIV status seem to be shaping women's and men's unmet demand for contraception and use of methods other than the condom. ..
Bankole A, Kayembe P, Chae S, Owolabi O, Philbin J, Mabika C. The Severity and Management of Complications Among Postabortion Patients Treated in Kinshasa Health Facilities. Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2018;44:1-9 pubmed publisher
..La prestation de soins après avortement de meilleure qualité est également requise, dont les méthodes recommandées par l'Organisation mondiale de la Santé. ..
Moore A, Keogh S, Kavanaugh M, Bankole A, Mulambia C, Mutombo N. Bucking social norms: examining anomalous fertility aspirations in the face of HIV in Lusaka, Zambia. Soc Sci Med. 2014;119:88-97 pubmed publisher
..Factors that should be taken into account in the future to understand fertility behavior in high HIV-prevalent settings include couples' communication around fertility and perception of the efficacy of ARTs. ..
Mohamed S, Izugbara C, Moore A, Mutua M, Kimani Murage E, Ziraba A, et al
. The estimated incidence of induced abortion in Kenya: a cross-sectional study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015;15:185 pubmed publisher
..An urgent need exists for improving facilities' capacity to provide safe abortion care to the fullest extent of the law. All efforts should be made to address underlying factors to reduce risk of unsafe abortion. ..
Bankole A, Malarcher S. Removing barriers to adolescents' access to contraceptive information and services. Stud Fam Plann. 2010;41:117-24 pubmed
Bankole A, Adewole I, Hussain R, Awolude O, Singh S, Akinyemi J. The Incidence of Abortion in Nigeria. Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2015;41:170-81 pubmed publisher
..Improvements in access to contraceptive services and in the provision of safe abortion and postabortion care services (as permitted by law) may help reduce maternal morbidity and mortality. ..