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Guide to the Ipas Records, 1965-2011

Abstract

Ipas works around the world to increase women's ability to exercise their sexual and reproductive rights, especially the right to safe abortion.

The collection documents this global nongovernmental organization dedicated to ending preventable deaths and disabilities from unsafe abortion.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Ipas.
Title
Ipas records, 1965-2011
Language of Material
English, Spanish
Extent
186 Linear Feet, 139,500 items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection documents this global nongovernmental organization dedicated to ending preventable deaths and disabilities from unsafe abortion. It consists of Ipas publications from 1975 through 2011, including both electronic and printed formats, as well as Latin America and Caribbean Programs material from 1987-2006, Africa Programs material from 1973-2004, Asia Programs from 1985-2006, Marketing/Technology and Logistics/Product Promotion, and Distribution material from 1973-2003, Chronological Files from 1974-2004, Program Files and Internal Documentation from 1970-2006, Executive and Management files from 1965-2006, Training and Service Delivery Improvement from 1988-2006, and Policy Unit files from 1996-2006.

Acquired jointly as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture and the Human Rights Archive (Duke University).

This collection guide is being regularly updated as materials are added to the archive. Please contact Research Services if you would like to use this collection.

Administrative Information

A majority of collections are stored off site and must be requested at least 48 business hours in advance for retrieval. Contact Rubenstein Library staff before visiting. Read More »

warning Access Restrictions

Collection restricted until 2025 with the exception of the Publications series. Researchers must receive prior authorization from Ipas in order to access the material in these series.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

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Contents of the Collection

This series contains Ipas and non-Ipas publications and audio/visual materials. For a complete list of the Ipas publications in this series, please contact Research Services staff. Electronic publications have been removed from the collection and transferred to Duke's Electronic Records server. Please contact Research Services staff if you are interested in using this material.

1975-1997
(7 folders)
Box 1
1998
(5 folders)
Box 1
1999
(5 folders)
Box 1
2000
(2 of 3 folders)
Box 1
2000
(folder 3 of 3)
Box 2
2001
(6 folders)
Box 2
2002
(8 folders)
Box 2
2003
(4 of 12 folders)
Box 2
Multimedia materials: Advocating for Safe Abortion in Africa
Box 3
2003
(folders 5 through 12)
Box 3
2004
(4 of 6 folders)
Box 3
2004
(folders 5 to 6)
Box 4
2005
(8 folders)
Box 4
2006
(6 of 9 folders)
Box 4
2006
(folders 7 to 9)
Box 5
2007
(4 folders)
Box 5
2008
(5 folders)
Box 5
2009
(4 folders)
Box 5
2010
(1 of 5 folders)
Box 5
2010
(folders 2 to 5)
Box 6
Film reels
(7)
Box 6
Non-Ipas publications
Box 30-31
Publications with significant contributions from Ipas
Box 32-33
Non-Ipas audio-visual materials
Box 65-66
Non-Ipas publications
Box 67-68
Ipas audio-visual materials
Box 74
Video tapes from "Expanding Access: The Role of Mid-Level Providers in Menstrual Regulation and Elective Abortion Care", Dec 2-5, 2001; miscellaneous video tapes
Box 75-76
undated publications
Box 77
Ipas publications, 1988-2003
Box 78
Ipas publications, 2004-2011
Box 79
Ipas publications, binders, and videotapes
Box 80-83
Ipas publications missing from previous shipments: 1992-2011
Box 109
Non-Ipas publications
Box 119
3 oversized Ipas publications
Box 128

Ipas's first Latin America/Caribbean (LAC) programs began in Mexico in 1983 with demonstration training projects in MVA technique for treating abortion complications. Extensive programs, primarily in training for women's reproductive health service delivery and health systems research, were conducted starting in the late 1980s. The primary LAC program countries from 1987 - 2003 were Mexico, Nicaragua, Brazil and Bolivia (all of which had in-country Ipas offices over this time period), with smaller projects at various times in Peru, Paraguay, Colombia and Chile. Ipas has sold MVA instruments throughout the entire continent. By the mid-1990s, Ipas stepped up efforts in policy and marketing in the LAC region, as overall organizational capacity was enhanced in these areas.

Areas of highest impact and results in the LAC region by Ipas include: assisting governments in national scale-up of post abortion care initiatives to improve quality of and access to treatment of abortion complications, contributing to reductions in maternal mortality; research cost studies on services; quality of care and instructional tools for improving post abortion care services and preventing repeat abortion via post abortion family planning; establishing legal abortion services where laws have allowed; provision of post abortion care services by mid-level and primary care providers; reproductive health services for adolescents; publicizing the issue of sexual violence against women; and advancement of women's sexual and reproductive rights as part of human rights.

Ipas's LAC programs were under the direction of various staff during this time period - most notably Harrison McKay (Director of Programs in the late 1980s), Joan Healy (Director of Programs in the 1990s), and Virginia Chambers, Ipas's first LAC Desk Director (regional director) beginning in 1998.

Series restricted until 2025. Researchers must receive prior authorization from Ipas in order to access the material in these series.

Mexico: donor proposals and reports; Frente/Campana project; IMSS sol files; ILE files; Monterey Symposium files; country annual report; adolescents; nursing schools; monthly reports; pro-choice alliance files; small grants program; video proposal; country workplan; SE project; Alianza; sexual violence, 2001-2003
Box 7
Mexico: photos of trainings; Access project files; mid-level project files; ILE project files; IMSS Sol; Mexico office trip reports; monthly reports; Mexico country plan; Mexico program summaries; job descriptions and benefits; training numbers, 2000
Box 8
Mexico: Legal Abortion project files; IMSS files; mid-level rural project files; Mexico office communications; trip reports; AAA-World Bank project files; Access (marketing) project files, 1999
Box 9-10
Mexico: marketing files; IMSS-Sol project files; modules project files; SSA project files; Morelos project files; Safe Motherhood; Mexico office communications; training numbers, trip reports; radio spots; Dr. Ortiz, 1998
Box 11
Mexico: correspondence; 2nd USAID PAC meeting files; IMSS Solidaridad project files; marketing files; Morelos files; sustaining file; INOPAL files; 1997
Box 12
Mexico: IMSS project files; SSA project files; Merelos project files; USAID PAC meeting project files; Mexico office communications; Mexico sustaining program file; APHA abstract; PAC strategy meeting, 1996
Box 13
Mexico: training notebook; Mihoacan/Zacatecas; Sinora/Sinaloa program files; INPER; Geo Gonzales; Safe Motherhood; IMSS; Pathfinder project; Oaxaca; proposals/reports; legal docs; MVA licensing, 1987-1995
Box 14
Peru: communications with practitioners; correspondence; proposals; reports, 1988-1997
Box 15
Brazil, Peru, Paraguay, Columbia, Chile: working files; Facultad de Obstetricia project files; midwifery schools; proposals; ICM presentations; PAC/PAFP meeting; marketing; reports, correspondence; fundraising; MVA in medical schools; proposals; country plan; workplan; Ayacucho project; project development; Flora Tristan; dissemination workshop; collaboration; correspondence; management cycle; working files; Araucania project files, 1993-2002
Box 16
LAC miscellaneous countries without programs
Box 17
LAC regional management and planning working files; LAC partner organizations, 1989-2003
Box 18
LAC Regional Projects, 1995-2003
Box 19
Non-Ipas publications
Box 20-22
Bolivia: working files, 1993-1995
Box 23
Bolivia: working files; ODA files; INOPAL file, 1996-1998
Box 24
Bolivia: DFID working files; DFID final report; training numbers; country plan; correspondence; proposals; trip reports; logframe; reach numbers, 1999-2000
Box 25
Bolivia: team meetings; correspondence; monthly reports; evaluations; marketing; DFID working files; Frontiers working files; reach numbers; violence symposium; program review; fundraising; USAID PAC evaluation; development consultant; medical/nursing schools; site coordinators; reach numbers; management cycle, 2001-2003
Box 26
Brazil: trip reports; project development; donor documents; contracts; reports; correspondence; Jabaquara; CRSMNADI; CEPIA; Adesse; da Mota; MEAC; Pathfinder; Cesar Cals; Chizuro; UFRJ Maternidade; SOS Corp; ECOS; Jabaquara working files; legal abortion program; BART files; communications; donor report; MVA cost/benefit report, 1989-1996
Box 27
Brazil: working files from all years (proposals, reports, database, conferences, equipment; activity reports, correspondence, etc.), 1997-2001
Box 28
NICA: Si Mujer; Tipitapa, DeProsse eval; Jarquin; hospital reports; MINSA; Work Bank evaluation; working files; correspondence; country plan; country team; general file, 1985-2002
Box 29
LAC: Mexico 82-06: PAC 06; OB/GYN congress 06; Alliance report 05-06; program planning 04; Gire 03; program binder 02; MVA sales/OBgyn congress 97; MVA training 97; workshops 97-04; IMSS Solidaridad 97 working files; donor reports 02-06; donor reports/proposals 97-98; proposals/reports 97; donor comms 97; consultants 97; marketing project 97; comms 97; Morelos midwives training 97; Safe Motherhood mtg 97; product registration 97; monthly updates 97-97; research projects 96-97; Oaxaca PAC training/eval 96; office ops 96; Andrea Saldana reports 96; marketing projects 95-97; Mexico office registration 95; natl pop plan 95; MVA studies 95-95; Zacatecas PAC study results 92; Sonoroa/Sinaloa working files 89-92; MCH training 88; Monterrey clinic 82; El Oro project 86-87
Box 124
LAC region: Bolivia/Brazil/Monitoring: Bolivia 00-06: Bolivia office 05-06; MOH Norms; donor reports/proposals 06; consultant reports/sexual violence 03-04; partner agreements 02; donor reports/proposals 02-04; program binder 02; eval of hospital services 00; PAC 95-06; Coms 92-05; PAC study 01:Brazil 00-06: sexual violence; comms; legal reform 06; donor reports/proposals 06; lit review 05; AMPARO 04; Follow-up on complications 04; reports/studies 02-03; program binder 02; donor reports 01-06; operations 01-02; strategic plan 00-04; marketing 00-05; LAC region Monitoring notebook: 04-05
Box 125
LAC Region: Venezuela: 86-87 Uruguay: PAC training report 05; reform 03-04: Peru: legal 04-05; training course 01-02; training numbers 02; program binder 02; study tour comms 01-02; reports 01-02; Ayacucho PAC 01; reports/conferences/mtgs 00-01; eval Condo Grande project 02; donor proposals 01; program planning 01; development 01-01; country plan 00-01; country team marketing 00; partners/agreements/mtgs 00-01; corresp 00; office ops 00-03: Paraguay: background; Nicaragua: program binder 02; donor reports/proposals 01-06; corres MMB; La Campana 28 de September 04-07; ICCO project eval 06; ICCO contract 02; Rosa case 03; proposals 03; fundraising 01; ops 01-03; Ob/Gyn mtg report 01; Honduras: MVA training 88; El Salvador: MM study 06; Guyana: background 01-02; corresp 99-03; media clippings 99-01; Ecuador: coms/trip report 02-04; MOH agreement 02; donor report hospital training program 86-89; working file hospital training program 86-89; Colombia: legal reform women's Link contract 06; AVSC project 96-97
Box 126
LAC region: Internal training 06; EC 06; small grants 06; strat planning 06; donor reports/proposals 05-06; med abortion 05; SV report 05; donor reports/proposals 03; key partners FLASOG/FIGO 05; GTN 04; org planning 04; WHO strategic committee 05; SV comms 03-04; SV 02-04; SV background; country summaries 03; M&E 02; newsletter 02; development comms 02-04; program review 02; UNFPA SV donor; reports/proposals 01-04; advocacy comms 01-04; MVA training sales 01-04; donor reports/proposals 01-02; impt comms 01-03; MVA training numbers 01; regional management 01; program activities reports 00-01; strat plans 00-04; regional update 00; presentations 99-02; regional summary 99-04; strat planning 99; strat planning 98-04; conferences 97-04; marketing 96-97; trip reports 96-06; LAC PAC (LART) 95-99; conferences 86-87
Box 127

Ipas was founded in 1973 to complete development of the Manual Vacuum Aspirator (MVA) technology and to undertake its distribution worldwide with the overarching goal of ending women's preventable deaths and disabilities from unsafe abortion. Ipas focused its MVA marketing and distribution efforts on the product's attributes as a safe, low cost medical instrument appropriate for all types of health care facilities, especially low-resource and outpatient settings where trained mid- and lower-level clinical providers (in addition to physicians) could provide these critical services for women.

Ipas dedicated staff to its MVA marketing efforts starting in the early 1990s. Starting in 1997, major grants allowed the organization to greatly expand marketing efforts by hiring marketing professionals, undertaking country-based marketing activities to improve local access and supply, positioning MVA as a safe and appropriate alternative to other post-abortion and abortion methodologies, forming private and public partnerships for product distribution, performing more sophisticated market segmentation analyses, expanding the product line, and increasing training options and tools. Sales and distribution of MVA increased dramatically accordingly, resulting in more women being served worldwide. Ipas also re-designed the MVA aspirator to make it more durable, easier to use and maintain, and lower in cost; the new MVA was launched in 2004.

Ipas's marketing efforts were under the direction of various staff during this time period. Katie Early (McLaurin) headed up marketing activities in the 1980s, and Jennifer Potts was International Marketing Associate in the 1990s. Starting in 1997, Kim Beer was the first Director of Marketing and Gil Barner joined in 2000 as Vice President of Reproductive Health Technologies. The unit was renamed Technology and Logistics (T&L), followed by Product, Promotion and Distribution (PPD) between 2000 and 2004. Darryl Rubenchik became Vice President of PPD in 2002, followed by Nadine Burton in 2003 and Jay Drosin in 2004.

Series restricted until 2025. Researchers must receive prior authorization from Ipas in order to access the material in these series.

Marketing/T&L/PPD 1975-2001: Internal files; external documents; manufacturer and distributor information and agreements
Box 34
Marketing/T&L/PPD 1996-2001: Donor proposals and correspondence; partner organizations
Box 35
Marketing/T&L/PPD 1988-2003: Marketing strategy binder 97-98; Manual/binder for MVA training projects 1994; clinical and programmatic literature on MVA 2003; Marketing R&D files (MVA re-design and launch, Denniston dilators, emergency kit; rigid cannulae tests)
Box 36
Marketing/T&L/PPD 1997-2001: Country files (alphabetical)
Box 37-40
Marketing/T&L/PPD 2000-2006: J Potts marketing 94-96, management 97-00, E/C Europe marketing plan 00, East Africa marketing plan 00-05, distribution 01-02, UNC School of Public Health project 02, internal newsletters 02-03, internal presentation 05, Europe MAP 05, sales reports 05, MVA Access Plan 05, PPD Educ and promotional materials 05, US program marketing 05, ME/Europe marketing plan 06, pricing study 06-07, distributor survey analysis 06, MAP interim donor report 06, product dossiers 06, donation analysis 06, Albania 05, Denmark 05, Bulgaria 06, Egypt 06, Georgia 05, Iran 06, Kuwait 06, Russia 04, Syria 06, Turkey 06, UAE 06, UK 07
Box 105
Marketing/T&L/PPD: MVA Redesign and Launch 01-05: Redesign chrono 01-02, branding 02, chrono 02-03, chrono 01-03, chrono 04-05, Global Launch mtg 05
Box 106

Ipas's first Africa programs involved establishment of clinics for treatment of women's complications resulting from incomplete abortion and provision of contraceptives in Ghana in 1981. In 1983, Ipas sponsored demonstration training projects in Nigeria in MVA technique for treating complications resulting from incomplete abortion. Hospital-based MVA training projects followed in Nigeria, Zaire, Zambia, Kenya in the late 1980s, and research projects commenced in the early 1990s in Zimbabwe and Kenya. Starting in the mid-1990s, Ipas programs in Africa expanded dramatically, due to donor grants dedicated to organizational efforts in east and southern Africa, along with growth in overall organizational capacity in policy/advocacy and marketing. In 2000, Ipas established the Africa Alliance for Reproductive Health and Rights to coordinate and support country- and region-wide activities and extend programming to countries where Ipas did not have a country office. By 2000, Ipas had in-country offices in Nigeria, Ethiopia, Uganda, Ghana and South Africa, and a regional office in Kenya for the Ipas Africa Alliance. Ipas sold MVA instruments throughout the entire continent during this time period.

Areas of highest impact and results in the Africa region by Ipas include: assisting governments in national scale-up of postabortion care initiatives to improve quality of and access to treatment of abortion complications; conducting health systems and cost research studies on services; developing quality of care and instructional tools for improving postabortion care services and preventing repeat abortion via postabortion family planning; establishing comprehensive abortion care services in countries where laws were supportive; creating national standards and guidelines for best practices in comprehensive abortion care; advocating for reform to expand legal indications for abortion services; documenting coverage and utilization models in safe abortion care; provision of postabortion care services by mid-level and primary care providers; provision of reproductive health services for special needs populations, such as refugees, adolescents and people with HIV/AIDS; and advancement of women's sexual and reproductive rights as part of human rights.

Ipas's Africa programs were under the direction of various staff during this time period - most notably Harrison McKay (Director of Programs in the late 1980s), Joan Healy (Director of Programs in the 1990s), Jennifer Potts (Africa Desk Director, or regional director) and Khama Rogo (Vice President for Africa and VP for Medical Affairs) in the late 1990s, Eunice Brookman-Amissah (Vice President for Africa and Director of Ipas Africa Alliance) starting in 2000, and Uche Ekenna as Africa Desk Director starting in 2003.

Series restricted until 2025. Researchers must receive prior authorization from Ipas in order to access the material in these series.

Nigeria Programs 1984-1991: FEMOPE marketing 85-96; Dr. Bamgbose 86-88; Lagos project correspondence 86-92; Zaria correspondence 87-88; programs overview 87-91; correspondence 87-98; Tubi reports 88; Port Harcourt 88-91; background 88-96; equipment 90-93; Zaria 89; market research 89-90; Tubi correspondence 89-90; research 89-91; Zaria 90-91; Lagos reports 90-95; HAAL 90-97; Tubi correspondence 91-92; Nigeria IV project working files 91-92; Prof Ojo correspondence 91-94; Zaria 91-94; FMOH/PAFA 91-95; PATH collaboration 91-95
Box 41
Nigeria Programs 1992-1995: misc correspondence 92-93; Ayo Tubi reports 92-95; Lagos project correspondence 92-95; donor proposals/reports/correspondence 92-96; Ayo Tubo correspondence 92-95; private MD trainings 92-96; Nigeria V working files 93-94; Expanding Access project working files 93-96; ADB project 94; Zaria reports/proposals 94-96; Dr. Shittu 94-96; reports 94-97; Laniyan consultant 95; IFH report to ODA 95; LSS curriculum 95; Lagos correspondence 95-96; NYSC training 95-96; NARD training 95-96; NMA 95-96; Ayo Tubi correspondence 95-96; Tubi reports 95-96; MOH project 95-96; NGO collaboration 96-97; CHAN working files 95-97
Box 42
Nigeria Programs 1996-1999: country summaries 96-99; trip reports 96-97; CHAN project working files 96-99; REACH tracking 97-98; SMT background 97; field reports 97; strat planning workshop 97; articles 97-99; donor proposals/report 97-99; SMT 97-00; PACNET meetings 97-01; SMT meetings 97-01; strategic plan 98; papers 98; background 98-99; SMT mailings 98-99; field reports 98-99; comms 98-03; chief 99; AGHA 99; Ayo Tubo correspondence 99; planning 99; policy 99
Box 43
Nigeria Programs 2000-2003: reports 00; meetings 00; plan/proposal/strategy 00; history 00; SOGON 00; PAC to scale workshop 00; correspondence 00; NGO constitution 00 ;women's health organization 00; LRRDC 00; EMPARC 00; IFH 00; SMT correspondence 00-01; Tubi correspondence 00-01; PRIME 00-01; Pathfinder 00-01; IFH 00-01; correspondence 00-03; donor proposals/reports/correspondence 00-04; small grants 01; SOGON/NMA/WONCA 01; ARFH 01; CAUP 01; NAMMN 01; trip reports 01; INTRAH 01; planning 02; MVA plus launch 02-04; research projects 03; registration and lease 03 proposal/correspondence 98; donor reports 98; DFID Year one working files 99; country summary 99; marketing 99; DFID year 2 00; contracts 00; reports 00-01; team meetings 00; DFID year 3 01; Goldman Judin 01-02; proposals 01-02
Box 44
South Africa Programs 1994-2002: Women's health projects 94-00; DFID history 95-99; new ideas 95-97; correspondence 95-01; ODA project 96-98; RRA Alliance 96-00; curriculum 97; midwives
Box 45
Kenya Programs 1986-1997: trip reports 87-92; correspondence 86-88; Kenya II proposal/contracts 88-90; correspondence 89-91; donor correspondence 94; reports 94-95; background 95-99; country summaries 95-99; Clinical Officers project working files 96-97; REACH numbers 96-98; Nairobi office 97-01; FCI 97; Kenya OR (operations research) working files 95-98; National Expansion working files 96-98; Sida projects 97
Box 46
Kenya Programs 1998-1999: OR dissemination 98; background 98-00; refugee project working files 98-99; PRIME I working files 98-00; Khama Rogo 99; Sida proposal and contracts 99-01; Kenya donor proposals 99-00
Box 47
Kenya Programs 2000-2004: ICR handover 00; PAC scale-up mtg 00; CHAK 00; Orero 00; COBAC paper 00; PRIME I dissemination 00; PRIME II working files 00-02; Women's Health Project 00; WHO safe ab mtg 00; Pathfinder USAID project proposal/working files 00-01; correspondence 00-01; Ipas/FIDA/KMA proposal 00-01; minutes 00-01; WHO midwifery module 00-01; reports 00-02; trip reports 00-03; strategic plan 01-05; Sida/AVSC proposal/planning 01; Sida reports 01; Teen Web survey proposal 01; RHAP project 01; small grants proposal 01-02; K2 launch 01-03; planning 02; donor profiles 02; research data 02-03; TeenWeb project and dissemination 02-03; hand-off to Alliance 03; planning 03
Box 48
Ethiopia Programs 1988-2000: background 88-93; comms 91-93; Ethiopia II donor proposal/reports 92-96; history of programs 92-99; background 93-98; MOH agreements 95-96; Ethiopia II working files 94-95; working files 96-97; correspondence and reports 96-97; proposals 96-98; talks/papers 96-99; background 98-99; reports 98-00; donor proposals/reports 98-01; correspondence 98-01; ESOG 99-00; NGO registration 00; small grants 99-00; RH mtg 00; TOTs 00; workplan/logframe 00-01; team minutes 00-01; trip reports 00-02; small grants 00-02; donor reports 00-03; progress reports 00-03; donor proposals/correspondence 5 year project 00-03; country 00-04
Box 49
Ethiopia Programs 2001-2004: consultants 01, legal reform 01, monthly reports 01; office lease 01-02; workplans 01-02; small grants program 01-02; Saba visit 02; Hailu orientation 02; HAPSCO presentation 02; CPRHA curriculum 02; management/monitoring 01-03; BOD presentation 02; 63iii 02; pre-service curriculum 02-03; RAMOS proposal 03; program overview/planning 03; Finland proposal 03; internal report 03; AWG 03; small grants 03; donor report 03-04; planning 04; management/monitoring 04; Netherlands contract 04; donor workplan year 4 04-05
Box 50
Ghana Programs 1989-2004: proposals 92; clinic project 82-83; equipment 88-97; correspondence 88-97; background/project development 89-95; field proposals/reports 89-96; Kumasi/KATH correspondence 9-94; Korle Bu correspondence 91-96; trip reports 91-93; planning materials 92-95; donor proposals/reports; 93-96; contracts 94; trip reports 94-95; Safe Motherhood 94-96; Brookman Amissah ICR contract/reports 94-96; Ghana II working files 94-95; ICR correspondence 94-96; PRIME 96; Taylor 96-97; working files 96-97; mothercare 96-98; trip reports 96-99; country summary 97-98; workplan 99-00; Taylor at SA conference 99; PRIME 99-00; strategy mtg 00; strategy plan 01-05; Ab care services mtg 04
Box 51
Uganda Programs 1994-2000: Comms 92-96; trip reports 94-00; WHO 95-96; donor proposals/reports 95-98; program history 95-00; background 95-01; Achurobwe ICR 96; contracts 96; field proposals/reports 96-00; Achurobwe 97-98; comms 97-98; PRIME working files 97-99; midwives study 97; ODA concept paper 98; papers 98-99; comms 99-01; Rose Nalwadda ICR 00; quality of care mtg 00; EDF microprojects 00; Pathfinder collaboration 00; private sector training 00; RH stakeholders 00; DISH working files 00-01; CARE 00-01; team mtg notes 00-01; country plan 00-04
Box 52
Uganda Programs 2001-2002 and Tanzania Programs 1994-2001: Uganda: GTZ proposal 01, NGO reg, TOT, UPMA proposal, planning 02 Tanzania: Background 90-00, assessment/eval tools workshop 94, country summaries, correspondence. 95-00, Tanz III 95-97 working files, AVSC/Ipas collaboration and assessment tools 95-98, Field reports 97, AVSC/Ipas meetings 97-00, Dr. Urassa 97-99, URT PAC eval 98, AVSC/Ipas 98-00 working files; AVSC/Ipas APHA paper; AVSC subagreement 99; National expansion program working files 99; MOH 00; PRIME 01;
Box 53
Africa Regional files 1989-1997: Lilliane Toumi 83-96; Blumenthal 89-90; Jan Bradley correspondence 89-90; Conference on Adolescent Health 92; Francophone 92; private mission hospitals 92; college of surgeons mtg 92; MWIA congress 93; training numbers 93-95; Lisa Bohmer regional rep 94; regional trainers workshop 94; African Medical Association Conference 94-95; E&S Africa PAC proposal 94-96; ministers mtg 95; regional RH workshop 95; PAFP TOT 95; Bohmer correspondence 95-96; regional correspondence 95-99; advocacy Rogo 96; E&S Africa project working files 95-97; Policy Project 96-97; Aloo-Obunga reg rep 96-98; standards correspondence 96-98; UNFPA/CEDPA adolescent mtg 97; E&S Africa strat mtg 97; CMA 97; PRIME ECSACON 97; E&S Africa working files 97-99; policy project 97-98; CAMAS 97-98; ECSCOGS 97-99
Box 54
Africa Regional files 1998-2004: Nairobi regional office 98; E&S Africa Standards document 98; E&S Africa donor correspondence; PRIME 99; Partnership ideas 99; internal reports 99; Khama Rogo - medical advisor 99-01; Africa strategy planning meeting 00; objectives/progress 00; fundraising 00-03; Pop Council mtg 01; planning 01; cluster mtg minutes 02; planning 02; planning 03; planning documents 03; Addis regional unsafe abortion mtg 03; post-Addis follow-up 03; policy planning 04; Sida proposal 04-07
Box 55
Africa: Miscellaneous countries 1987-2002: Botswana correspondence 91-97, PAC training 01, MVA workshop 02; Cameroon 99; Egypt 02; Lesotho 96; Malawi working files 94-96; Swaziland 01; Zaire trip reports 87-91, Pop Council correspondence 89-90, correspondence 90, correspondence Martin 90-91, proposal/reports 90-91, general correspondence 89-90; Zambia trip reports 87-92, donor proposals/report 91-93, correspondence 93-96, reports 94-95, Zimbabwe donor proposal 95-96, correspondence 96, country summaries 95-99, trip reports 89-92, correspondence 89-93, research project 90-91, contract 91, TOT 91, field reports 90-92, blocked funds 93-95, UNFPA 96, TOT 96, ZNFPC 96-98, trip reports 96-97; planning 96-98; background 96-01
Box 56
Africa Alliance 2000-2003: AA structure planning 00-01; office team minutes 00-03; research 01-02; donor proposals/reports 00-02; internal reports 01-03; small grants 01-03; Africa Ipas map 02; planning/objectives 02; presentation to Ipas BOD 02; fundraising 02-03; trip reports 02-03; donor World Bank 02-03; Euro donor 02-03; Kenya baseline study 03; Mozambique 02-03; training reports/schedules 03; regional summaries 02-03; CMHW curriculum 03; Kenya maendelo project 03; Addis meeting 03; Addis mtg statements 03; donor proposals/reports 02-05; Workplans 03; Brookman-Amissah visit NC 03; donor visits 03; Dr. Mwalili 03; Braam 03; Zimbabwe 03; Kenya planning 03; AA relocation issues 03; 63iii 03; program reviews 03; comms 03; planning/budgets 03; Kenya abortion debate 04; planning/monitoring 04; donor JICA 04; Tanzania 04; Namibia 04; Kenya 04; Kenya TeenWeb lessons 04; diagram structure 04; internal reports 04; CIDA magnitude study 04
Box 57
Africa (miscellaneous files) 1987-2003: Africa Mission Trip report 1987, Africa regional trainers mtg 94, MWIA conference 94, regional docs 00-03, Ethiopia posters, Ghana misc 94-95, Ghana strategy mtg 01, Ghana "Linking Research to Action" mtg 01, Ghana CAC assessment 05, Kenya funders 90-91, Kenya MVA Eval 92, Kenya donor reports 92-95, Malawi corresp 00, Nigeria donor reports 81-93, Nigeria donor proposals/reports 81-93, Nigeria MVA training 90-91, Nigeria Brookman-Amissah reception 02, Tanzania misc 94-96, Zaire 87-91, Zambia donor reports 90-92, Zambia field reports 91, Zimbabwe MVA trainings 91-94, South Africa misc 01-02
Box 108

Series restricted until 2025. Researchers must receive prior authorization from Ipas in order to access the material in these series.

1974 (June-December), 1975, 1976 (missing June), 1977-1979
Box 58
1980, 1982, 1984 (January-June), 1985 (March-April), 1986 (July, September, October), 1987 (March-November), 1988 (May, October, November), 1989 (January, April, May, September-December), 1990
Box 59
1991-1993, 1994 (January-June)
Box 60
1995-1996, 1997 (January-June)
Box 61
1997 (July-December), 1998-2000, 2001 (January-May)
Box 62
2001 (June-November), 2002-2003, 2004 (January-June)
Box 63
Chrono: July 2004 - March 2006 (each month)
Box 107

Series restricted until 2025. Researchers must receive prior authorization from Ipas in order to access the material in these series.

Ipas Resource Center Archives: APLIC Resources, Pre-Ipas abortion study 1970, Correspondence, database keyword list, user services, library scimate, Popline, APLIC notebook, SECS document collection notebook; database CDs
Box 64
Ipas Internal Trainings and Workshops 1991-2002: Ipas Public Speaking Workshop 1991, Strategic Planning Notebook 1997-1998, Adolescent Teen Pregnancy -- fact sheets, article, and PP presentation 1997-2000, Challenging the Conventional Wisdom: Lessons Learned from Postabortion Family Planning Research 1999, Ipas Matrix Management 1999, Consensus Decision-Making Workshop 2001, Country Team Leader: Training Workshop 2000, "It's OK to Disagree!" Conflict Management Workshop 2000; Reproductive Health for Refugees 2000, Microsoft Outlook Workshops 2001, Réunion Regional de América Latina y el Caribe 2001, Building Capacity for Training Launch and Scale-up: A Workshop for Staff and Lead Trainers 2002, Country Team Leaders' Meeting: "Working and Learning Together" 2002, From Planning to Printing: A Guide to Ipas Publications 2002, Global Event Monitoring System training 2002
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Ipas Internal Trainings and Workshops 2003-2004: Fundraising at Ipas 2003, Ipas Program Management Initiative 2003, Common Sense Rules for Workplace Behavior, Level One Leadership Training Series 2004
Box 70
External Conferences attended by Ipas staff and Ipas sponsored-conferences for external audiences: World Federation: Women's Issues Planning Group, Ankara, Turkey, 16-18 Apr 1986; Planned Parenthood Federation of America: Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 19-22 Nov. 1987; Reproductive Health Technologies Meeting, Reproductive Health Technologies Project, Washington, D.C., 9-May-89; Meeting Women's Needs for Post-Abortion Family Planning, Bellagio, Italy, 1-5 Feb. 1993; NGO Forum, The Population Institute, Cairo, Egypt 5-13 Sep. 1994; Informe de la Conferencia Internacional sobre la Poblacion y el Desarrollo, UN, Cairo, Egypt, 5-13 Sep. 1994; FIGO Montréal 1994, Montreal, Canada, 24-30 Sep. 1994; Inter-Agency Symposium on Reproductive Health in Refugee Situations, UNHCR, UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO, Geneva, Switz. 28-30 Jun. 1995; How and When: A Medical Abortion Update, Preparing Your Clinic for Medical Abortion, National Abortion Federation, Washington, D.C., 31 Mar. 1996; National Council for International Health, Arlington, VA, 25-27 Jun. 1998; Technical Update on Gender-Based Violence and Reproductive Health/HIV, IGWG, Oct-99; High-level Intergovernmental Meeting to Review Regional Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand, 26-29 Oct. 1999; Cuba Congress, ALAMES, Cuba, 3-4 Jul. 2000; Choices for Women with Unplanned Pregnancies, Division of Family Planning and Population, Bangkok, Thailand, 6 Jul. 2000; FIGO 2000, Washington, D.C., 3-8 Sep. 2000; Meeting on Maternal Mortality Surveillance, PAHO, Washington, D.C., 16-17 Oct. 2000; Reunion sobre la Vigilancia Epidepmiologica de la Mortalidad Materna, WHO, PAHO, Washington, D.C., 16-17 Oct. 2000, Workshop on Maternal Mortality Epidemiological Surveillance, WHO, PAHO, Washington, D.C., 16-17 Oct. 2000; Conferencia Regional Sobre Programas de Atencion Post-Aborto en América Latina Ministerio de Salud Publica y Aisstencia Social, Guatemala City,21-22 Jun. 2001; Unwanted Pregnancy and Abortion: Public Health Challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico, 12-14 Nov. 2001; 45th All India Congress of Obstretics and Gynaecology, FOGSI, Bhubaneswar, India, 6-9 Jan. 2002; Mujeres, Violencia y Salud, Ipas, SSA, Mexico City, MX, 8-12 Apr. 2002; Photos, National Conference and 29th Annual General Meeting of the OBGYN Society of Bangladesh, Bangladesh, 2002; Action to Reduce Maternal Mortality in Africa, Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 5-7 Mar. 2003; Advancing Women's Access to Safe Abortion: An International Strategy Wkshp, Ipas, Chapel Hill, NC, 27-30 Apr. 2004; Advancing Women's Access to Safe Abortion: A Regional Strategy Wkshp, Ipas, Nairobi, Kenya, 28-30 June 2004
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Vacuum Aspiration literature, 1989 and 2003; Core donor proposals and reports, 1987-2003; Rebecca Cook Program of Research, 1994-1997; Communications Unit, 1989-1998; Reprints of articles by Ipas staff in peer-review journals
Box 84
Medical Abortion (MA): Miso background 1994, Methotrexate 1995, PP medical abortion 1996, Mifepristone slides 1996, MA background 1996-1998, Mifepristone background 1997-2003, RHTP mtg 1998, Miso lit review 2000, Safety and efficacy 2001, RH Alliance Europe 2001, Legality/availability/cost 2001-2002, PATH 2001-2003, MA Table 2002, MA Task Force meetings and planning 2001-2004, Safe Access Mtg 2004
Box 85
PRIME and PRIME II working files, 1997-2003
Box 86
PRIME and PRIME II reports, 1995-2001
Box 87
Global and Cross-Regional Programs and Projects: Infection prevention 1987-1993, Working with women's groups 1990, MVA activities 1991, Harrison McKay's trips 1992, World Health Organization clinical guidelines 1992, Women's Perspectives Task Force 1992, Interconnection newsletter 1992-1996, Estimating MVA instruments, Indicators of institutionalization, Evaluation instruments 1992, Bellagio Conference working files 1993, International Women's Health meeting Uganda 1993, PAFP curriculum 1995-1996, Jose David Ortiz 1996, Prevention of Maternal Mortality conference 1996, Mid-level providers 1993-2002 (including ICM conferences), FCI unsafe abortion guide, Programs planning 1998, PAC-PIP working files 1998, 2nd trimester work 1999, UNFPA refugees 1999-2001, P. Blumenthal's presentation at Agra conference 2000, Adolescents 2001 and 2003, Regional Directors retreat 2002, COBAC 2002, program planning 2003, World Health Organization Strategic Assessment 2004
Box 94
Media Files 1992-2006: Kenya 92-04, Media training 01, media resources 01, PAC Consortium 01-04, PAC Comms Task Force 01-04, S.A. mid-level mtg 02, Addis Meeting working files 03, Hipnet 03, APHA 03, Feminist Majority Fdn 03, Comms strategy 03, Kenya partnership exchange 03, Panos collaboration 03, Doug Gould 03, Nicaragua 03, video distribution 03, Panos commissioning ltrs 03-04, Portraits piece 03, Ipas messages 04, Nepal 04, Doug Gould 04, IFP presentation 04, APHA 04, Ext Comms strategy 04, March for Women's Lives files 04, Catholics for Free Choice Mex City 04, Kenya 04-05, Kings county 05, MVA launch partner presentation 05, Doug Gould 05, L Maguire Ethiopia 05, Circle of Friendship 05, EC 05, Africa country directors media training 05, Treaty Monitoring committees 05, media planning 05, human rights work 05, El Salvador 05, Charlotte paper op-ed 05, Comms/Dev retreat 06, Doug Gould 06, Board visioning 06, Bolivia 06, Media 06, Ayotte v PP 06, UN Millenium project 06, sex selection abortion 06
Box 95
Ipas Internal Trainings and Workshops, 2001-2005: Genderized: Ipas' Gender Workshop (n.d.); "It's Okay to Disagree": Ipas Workshop on Managing Conflict 2001; Ipas Monitoring and Evaluation Guide: Ipas Africa Staff Meeting 2001; Workshop on Consensus Decision-Making 2001; Building Capacity for Training Launch and Scale-Up 2002; Effective Training Courses (TOT1) 2002; MVA Training for Miscarriage Management 2003; MVA Plus Global Launch 2004; Ipas Project Management Workshop 2004; Ipas Project Management Workshop: Africa Region 2004; Ipas Taller de Gestion de Proyectos 2004; Intranet training Workshop 2005; Alliance for Justice 2005
Box 110
External Conferences attended by Ipas staff and Ipas sponsored-conferences for external audiences: Antiprogestin Drugs: Ethical, Legal and Medical Issues, Arlington, VA, 6-7 December 1991; Honoring our Commitments, US Implementation of the ICPD, Washington, DC, 21-22 February 1996; 3rd Reproductive Health Priorities conference, Western Cape, South Africa, 19-22 August 1997; Roundtable on Reproductive Rights and Implementation of Reproductive Health Programmes, Kampala, Uganda, 22-25 June 1998; Confounding the Critics: Cairo, 5 years on, Cocoyoc Morelos, Mexico, 15-18 November 1998; International Forum of Parliamentarians on ICPD Review, The Hague, Netherlands, 4-6 February 1999; NGO Forum and Youth Fora ICPD + 5, The Hague, Netherlands, 6-7 February 1999; ICPD+5: Fulfilling the Commitment, The Hague, Netherlands, 8-12 February 1999; APHA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA 21-25 October 2001; Global Health Council, Annual Conference, Washington DC, 28-31 May 02; Initiative Francophone Régionale: Soins Aprés Avortement, Conférence Régionale, Dakar, Senegal, 4-7 March 2002; Global Health Council, Annual Conference, Washington Dc, 28-31 May 2002; APHA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 9-13 November 2002; APHA, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 16-19 November 2003; XV International AIDS Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, 11-16 July 2004; APHA Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 6-10 November 2004; Second Meeting on Abortion Law Reform Strategy in LAC, Mexico City; 21-22 November 2004; Expanding Capacity for a Safe Abortion Movement at the Highest Level, Circle of Friends Workshop, Nairobi, Kenya, 23-25 February 2005; Global Health Council, Annual Conference, Washington DC, 31 May - 3 June 2005; U.S. Global Engagement on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Strategic Messaging Meeting, Washington DC, 21 July 2005; Réunion de Expertas sobre Alternativas de Atención en el Sector Salud a Mujeres Sobrevivientes de Violencia Sexual, Washington DC, 2-4 August 2005; 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 17-21 November 2005; 3rd reunion sobre las Políticas del Aborto en América Latina, Montevideo, Uruguay, 27-28 November 2005; Dialogue on: Role of National MR Program for the Promotion of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 19 February 2006; Outcomes for Advocacy Workshop, New York City, 5 December 2006
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Board of Directors correspondence: Correspondence 1986-1996, Infection control correspondence, 1991-1993, Len Laufe 1989-1993, Don Collins 1988-2003, Rebecca Cook 1995-1998, Louise Tyrer 1990-1997, Pouru Bhiwandiwala 1989-2002, Don Minkler 1989-2001, Alta Charo 1992-1993, Jose Pinotti 1992-1994, Orientation 1993, Marcie Musser 1990-1993, Judy Senderowitz 1990-1994, Davy Chikamata 1988-1998, Aziza Husein 1989-1991, Grace Delano 1992-1993, Lance Bronnenkant 1992-2002, Anne Firth Murray 1994-2001, Nicki Nichols Gamble 1994-2001, Ellen Hardy 1997-2001, Dilys Cossey 1996-2004, Paul Blumenthal 1997-2004, Jane Bertrand 2000-2001, Mahmoud Fathalla 2000-02, Gordon Duncas 2000-2005, Jael Silliman 1995-1999, Mable Biano 2002, Angela Kumara 2002-2003, Abe Nkomo 2002-2003, Fred Nunes 2002
Box 88
OC repackaging 1965-1974, Paper pill project 1974-1975, Trademark 1974-1976, Dr. Paniker (Malaysia) 1974-1980, Patent 1975-1978, Estillita (Brazil) 1975-1978, Egypt husband pill 1976-1977, Malaysia 1976-1980, Fundraising 1977-1978, Wyeth 1978, Battelle report 1978-1979, Mexico clinics 1979-1981, Sales reports 1980-1982, Mexico University Clinic 1980-1982, APSAM 81, Ann Leonard Thai refugee camp research 1985, Ann Leonard correspondence 1986-1989, General info 1987-1988, By-laws and charter 1987-1993, Policies and resolutions 1988-1990, Duff Gillespie's declaration 1990, Plata correspondence 1990-1991, Contract Package 1990, IPAS Clinic Program Loan Application 1975
Box 89
FDA labeling 1991, PAFP talk 1991, Abortion in the developing world talk K. McLaurin 1991, Forrest Greenslade notes 1991, Strategic planning 1991-1994, F. Greenslade Europe trip 1992, Norplant meeting 1992, APHA 1992, PAFP working group 1992, Staff meetings 1992, John Dorward 1992-1993, Labeling 1992-1995, PAHO 1992-1996, CFC 1992-1996, F. Greenslades messages to Board 1992-1996, Priorities 1993, RHTP 1993, New Delhi presentation F. Greenslade 1993, RU 486 meeting 1993, World Health Organization medical abortion meeting 1993, Staff meetings 1993, Nice letters 1993, Ann Leonard correspondence and internal memos 1993, Katie McLaurin correspondence and internal memos, Personnel policy review 1993, Fundraising 1993, Internal Correspondence 1993, 20th anniversary 1993, Evaluations 1993, Organization overview 1993, "The Grid" 1993, Ann Leonard talks 1993, General presentations 1993, APLIC meeting 1993, USAID talk 1993, Executive office correspondence 1993-1994, Letters other staff 1993-1994, Internal memos 1993-1994, Other correspondence 1993-1994
Box 90
CAs meeting 1994, Europe trip 1994, PAFP talk Ann Leonard 1994, RHFP presentation K. McLaurin 1994, Ipas overview for IHCAR K. McLaurin 1994, Ann Leonard correspondence 1994, Senior staff meetings 1994, staff meetings 1994, K. McLaurin correspondence 1994, F. Greenslade correspondence 1994, JHPIEGO letter of understanding 1994, MVA statistics 1994, World Health Organization medical abortion meeting 1994, ICPD 1994, FIGO 1994, F. Greenslade Brazil trip 1994, Strategic planning 1994-1995, Introducing MA technologies 1995, Prep for Beijing 1995, Senior staff meetings 1995, Khama Rogo talk 1995, donor meeting 1995, A. Leonard correspondence 1995, F. Greenslade correspondence 1995
Box 91
IT 1996, F. Greenslade correspondence 1996, Technology transfer paper 1996, Senior staff meetings 1996, LOGIX Egypt 1996-1998, Pharmatec 1996-1999, Accomplishments 1997, Measuring Our Reach 1997, Strategic planning notebook 1998, IT capacity 1998, Quinacrine 1998, Dialapan 1998, Personnel policies 1998-2000, A. Leonard Correspondence 1998-2000, Liz Maguire correspondence 1999, Matrix materials 1999, ISO 1999, Feedback 1999, Strategic plan and objectives 1999, F. Greenslade departure 1999, Board meeting prep 1999-2001, President announcement 1999, President's fund 1999, Colleague organizations 1999
Box 92
Contraceptive timeline 2000, K. Rogo objectives 2000, Internal newsletter 2000, Staff meeting 2000, Bylaws 2000, China white paper 2000, L. Maguire correspondence 2000, President's message to Board 00, Objectives 2000, One pager on Ipas work 2000, Legislation 2000, Matrix guidelines 00, Speech to LAC region 2000, Key initiatives 2000-2001, Euro-donors 2000-2001, Staff 2000-2001, Results framework 2000-2001, Support staff task force 2000-2002, HR 2000-2003, World Health Organization meeting 2000, Eurodonors 2001, Senior staff 2001, Franchise information 2001, Planning and evaluation 2001, Interviewing 2001, Cluster meetings 2001-2002, Internal procedures 2001-2002, R and E 2001-2002, Staff bios 2001-2002, L. Maguire correspondence 2001, Global Health Council 2001, Gag Rule 2001, September 11 2001, L. Maguire correspondence 2002, Adolescents 2002, Dakar PAC 2002, Paris trip 2002, 63iii 2002, Guyana 2002, Gag Rule 2002, Internal reports 2002, Personnel policy 2002, Priorities 2002, Structure 2002, ET retreats 2002-2003, ET meetings 2002-2004, Asia 2003, Henry David party 2003, Comms Advisory Group 2003, Board 2003, Development 03, HIV working group 2003, Talks 2004
Box 93
Ipas Clinic Loan application 75; org chart 87, instrument distribution 88-90, MVA marketing 89/90; UNICEF/UNIPAC ltrs 89-95; MVA project guidelines 90, infection prevention 92; Swedish SIDA 92-95; USAID 93-95; CAs mtg 94; PrepCom 93 & 94; ICPD 94; 4th World Conference on Women 95; Sally Shelton 95; approaches to training late 90s; Defining Reach 96; Snr staff retreat 96; safe abortion presentation 96; new issues 98; Khama Rogo 98; Strategic Planning Notebook 98; budgeting 99; matrix org structure 99-00; staff diversity 99-02; internal newsletters 00-01; results 05; Ipas history recap and timelines 01; planning 01; publications guide 02; Executive Team 02; internal survey 02; org charts 02-04; country team leader report 03; internal newsletters 03; strategic planning and budget cuts 03; "Rosa" Nicaragua 03; program review & budget issues 04; media 04-06, strategic plan 07-11; fundraising notebook 06; President's Messages to the Board of Directors 75-06
Box 113

Ipas began its work in Asia in 1985 in Turkey with the supply of MVA instruments to the Ministry of Health, followed by trainings of medical providers to expand and improve menstrual regulations services. Shortly thereafter, Ipas supplied instruments and developed interventions to improve infection prevention in the Bangladesh menstrual regulation program. In Vietnam, Ipas was part of the Reproductive Health Project starting in 1994 with Pathfinder International and AVSC (now EngenderHealth), and Ipas Vietnam opened its own office in 2000. Vietnam programs focused on assisting the Ministry of Health in developing National Abortion Standards and Guidelines, and expanding access to comprehensive abortion care services, including safe, high quality second trimester abortion services. In India, Ipas played a strategic role in putting safe abortion on the national reproductive health agenda with a seminal conference on safe abortion in Agra in October 2000. With a major private grant, Ipas opened an office in New Delhi in 2001. After the law change in Nepal in 2002 to legalize abortion services, Ipas provided technical assistance in the development of policy guidelines, and planning and implementing the safe abortion program. Ipas's programs in Vietnam, India and Nepal expanded dramatically from 2000 - 2006. Ipas provided technical and training support to start comprehensive abortion care services in Cambodia in 2004 and began developing programmatic plans in Pakistan in 2006.

Ipas's main strategy in Asia was to work in countries where abortion was legal to remove barriers to access and demonstrate models of quality comprehensive abortion care, including medication abortion primarily in India and Vietnam. Asian countries presented great potential for impact to improve women's lives through public sector programs and integration with other reproductive health initiatives.

Don Weeden was Ipas's Regional Desk (Director) for Asia Programs starting in 1999, followed by Traci Baird in 2002, and Wendy Darby in 2005.

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India 1988-2001: background files, PSS 88-94, corresp 95-99, trip reports 98 & 99, TAC abortion proposal 99, PRIME India 99-01, donor proposals/reports/corres 00, trip reports 00, country team mtgs 00, P Bhiwandi speech MVA congress 00, pop policy 00, PRIME II ANE 00, Famycare 00, MVA in India background paper 00, Janani/Liam 00-02, donor reports/reports/corres 01, program highlights/country report 01, trip reports 01, Ipas India presentation 01, Agra early abortion meeting working files 01, FOGSI/Ipas presentation 01, research papers 01, DV vs SV instruments 01, instrument specs 01, abortion in India lit review 01, Prastut consulting lit review and marketing report 01, marketing associate 01, marketing 01, MOH MVA guidelines 01, MIS program numbers 01, Contech 01, Dai Ichi Karkaria 01, marketing trip 01, Parkash 01, Mercator 01, Sisco 01, team mtgs 01, communication 01, DFID/SIDA proposal/comms/report 01, strategic planning 01, office materials 01, position descriptions 01, office setup 01-02, JMS 01-02, TA for AAP proposal 01-03, Romsons 01-04
Box 96
India 2002-2006: donor proposals/reports/corres 02, planning 02, env scan 02, program presentations 02, marketing research and plan 02, Romsons MOU 02, Krishnan consultancy 02, FOGSI workshops 02, Shah consultancy 02, TOT/scale-up/counseling materials 02, monitoring 02, GOI 02, office lease 02, team mtgs 02, Orissa workshops 02, country report 02, FOGSI presentation 02, trip reports 02, Bihar/Jharkhand (BJ) project 02-04, Eurodonor proposal 02-05, donor proposals/reports/corres 03, safe abortion workshop Delhi 03, program overview 03, program report 03, office lease 03, Eurodonor and staffing needs 03, WHO mtg 03, program review 03, TOT materials 03, TOT reports 03, results numbers 03, Pop Council 03-04, MTP Act changes 03-04, DFID logframe 03, program planning 03, team orientation 03, SIDA proposal 03, policy analysis 03, WHO guidance launch contract 03, Maharashtra donor proposal/report 03-05, donor proposal/reports 04, FOGSI 04, planning 04,Reserve Bank of India 04, MTP and NPP comparative analysis 04, small grants 04, Society registration 04, marketing 04, AAP 04, consultants 04-06, Ipas India pubs 04-06, Ipas in India report 05, MVA distribution 05, KVGK subcontract 05, Safe Abortion Care donor proposals/report 05-06, Maharashtra proposal 05-07, project updates 05-06, sex selection abortion presentation 06, marketing 06, Maharashtra planning 06, CAC donor proposal 06-09, Bihar/Jharkhand donor proposal 06-08
Box 97
Nepal 1995 - 2006: FHI legal reform project 95-96, PAC services report 96, AGI Nepal article review 01, Options 01, background articles/reports 01-02, MOH terms of reference 02, Policy/lit review 02, Human rights/maternal mortality report 02, lessons learned presentation 02, trip reports 02, Making AB safe and legal mtg 02, policy work 02, law amendment 02, CREPHA/Ipas concept paper 02, chrono 02-03, safe motherhood 03, Options TOR 03, Options proposal 03, Options 03, Options report 03, FWLD 03, TCIC contract 03-04, planning and comms 03-04, articles/reports 03-04, Potter contract 03-04, CREHPA contracts 03-06, chrono 04, Options 04, Maternity hospital 04, MA assessment 04, CAC training manual 04, RHTRA contract 04-05, TCIC/RHTRA contracts 04-05, general 04-05, Thomas contracts 04-05, DFID/SSMP reports 04-05, CAC monitoring 04-06, chrono 05, historical summary 05, chrono 05, donor proposal tech advisor 05, CREHPA proposal 05, briefing 05, CAC reference manual 05, options proposal 05, FWLD small grants 05, trip reports 05-06, Options agreement 05-06, articles/reports 05-06, Bird 05-06, TCIC reports 05-06, TCIC plan 05-08, corresp 06, CAC monitoring map data 06, CAC training MOH 06, CAC provider mtgs 06, Ipas in Nepal presentation 06, Maternal mortality study 06
Box 98
Vietnam 1988-1996: background 88-96, background 89-95, AVSC 89-99, corresp 90-97, FHI project 93, FHI AB study 93-95, FHI meetings 93-95, MOH comms 93-95, RHP development/proposals/reports 93-96, RHP trip reports 93-96, AVSC 93-96, Phamatech 93-96, trip reports non-Ipas 93-96, interagency mtg 94, Ipas background document 94, eval 94-96, Pathfinder comms 94-96, curriculum 94-95, RHP field reports 94-96, phamatech 94-96, Bourne corresp 94-96, RHP modules, RHPO MOU with MOH 95, Tyson 95-96, Ipas research 95-96, key memos 95-96, RHP misc reports 95-96
Box 99
Vietnam 1996-2000: site change plans 96, WHO assessment 96, RHP qtrly reports 96, Ipas country report 96, APHA panel 96, RHP mtg 96, RHP reports 96-97, M&E 96-97, comms 96-99, PACCOM 96-00, med records background 97, PHamatech 97, RHP working files 97, Hanh ICR 97, national standards workshop 97, RHIARC 97-98, trip reports non-Ipas 97-00, reach numbers 97-01, double valve study 98, donor reports 98, trip reports 98, country strategy 98, Hanh 98, field reports 98-99, 2nd trimester project 98-02, trip reports 99, educ mats 99, RHP report 99, donor reports 99, RHP qtrly reports 99-00, comms 99-00, team mtgs 99-00, RHP workplan 99-03, Ipas program overview 00, donor report 00, RHP MOU 00, RHP modules 00, RHP lessons learned 00, internal reports 00, World Bank 00, RHP strategic appraisal team 00-01, reports 00-01, trip reports 00, Quality of Care workshop report 00, RHP assessment reports 00-01, RHP reports 00-02, Ipas VN country team 00-01, RHP misc 00-03
Box 100
Vietnam 2001-2002: donor proposal 01, team retreat 01, donor report 01, RHP donor report 01, RHP appraisal 01, midwives workshop 01, service provider research study and presentation 01, needs assessment 01, reports 01, trip reports 01, RHP report 01, Dr. Loan presentation 01, WHO MA protocols 01, national RH strategy 01, demog info 01, marketing 01, results framework 01, CAC monitoring 91, reports 01, team mtgs 01-02, RHP general 01-02, donors comms 01-03, CAC WHO proposal 01-03, CAC monitoring 01-03, RHP mtgs 01-04, Comms 01-03, Admin misc 01-04, master plan 01-10, RHP planning and proposal 02, donor trip report 02, donor reports 02, trip reports 02, midlevel providers conf in SA 02, presentations 02, strategies 02, reports 02, WHO report 02, standards and guidelines 02, MOH 02, RHP training eval 02, instrument processing 02, CAC baseline 02, CAC donor reports 02, CAC monitoring 02, CAC manual 02, CAC partners mtgd 02-03, CAC donor report 02-03, PACCOM report 02-03, WHO CAC reports 02-03, RHP TA and workplan 02-03, Gender/adol/RH workshop 02-03, Pathfinder med educ proj 02-04, strategies 02-05
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Vietnam 2003-2006: CAC planning/corresp 03, CAC training 03, Adol Working Group 03, MVA video 03, stats 03, meetings 03, Gender TOT 03, donor report 03, RHP donor report 03, RHP report to Dutch 03, T&L reports 03, RHP youth proposal 03, longrange planning 03, program reviews 03, MOH bid 03, lease contract 03, license 03, numbers tracked 03, de Bruyn consultancy to RHP 03, Gender/adol/RH TOT 03, adol report 03, MA study/report 03, trip reports 03-05, RHP planning 03-04, EZ grip trial 03-04, PACCOM 03-04, CAC donor report 03, CAC donor proposal/corres 03-06, donor report 04, CAC planning/corres 04, Safe motherhood 04, planning forms 04, CAC report 04, dissemination 04, RHP proposal to dutch 04-06, CAC planning 04-06, CAC proposal 04-07, CAC project doc 04-07, med school safe AB project 05, workplans 05, Smart Women Clubs 05, partners mtg 05, intern 05, meetings 05, TSDI 05, Labeuf fellowship 05, CAC donor report 05, RHP donor report 05, CAC evals 05-06, data 05-06, CAC 06, RHP history and workplan 06, planning 06, activities 06, donor report 06, performance improvements 06, RHP presentation 06, Edelman consultancy 06, misc 06, donor report 06, scale up and e-learning 06
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Asia Miscellaneous Countries 1973-2006 (alphabetical): Afghanistan refugee proposal 02; Bangladesh MR training 87-98, MR Coordinating Comm 90-93, BAPSA 90-95, Women's Health Coalition 90-95, Mohammadpur Fertility Services 90-95, SIDA 91-97, Assoc. for Comm and Pop Research 93, Infection prevention report 93, FP and MCH logistics reports 94, program review 95, program report 96, PRIME proposal 98, misc 99, SIDS MR report 04, SRH report 05; Cambodia HS pilot project 01, trip report 04, UNFPA RH sub program 05, Health sector support program 05, USAID PAC 05, User fees background study, NRHP KAP study 05, AB estimates 05, data 05-06, background 05-06, planning 05-06, research brief 06, midwifery forum report 06, needs assessment 06; China background 98-00, Ipas White Paper 99, overview for board 01; Indonesia 06, Japan JOICFP 75, background 97-98, trip reports 97-98, donor strategies 98; Korea 73-78; Malaysia 00; Mongolia 00; Pakistan 01; Papua New Guinea 94; Philippines 02; Thailand 05-06; Turkey program development and planning 86-87, trip reports 86-92, Misc 88-90, contracts 90-92, Financioglu 90-92, Eval 90-91, field reports 90-92, proposal/reports 91-92, comms 91-94
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Asia Regional Management 2001-2006: strategic planning 01, presentations 01, strat planning results 02, sales analysis 01, teams roles 02, Safe Motherhood 02, development lessons learned 02, team mtgs 02, WHO/SEARO RH mtg 03, restructuring 03, CTL meeting 03, marketing 04, MVA launch plans 04-05, general corresp 04-06, regional planning 05, MAP 05-06, Board presentation 06, strategy and decision tree 06, expand impact 06, APCRSH planning 06, planning 06, trainers workshop 06, MVA 06, partnerships 06, team mtgs 06, trip reports 06
Box 104

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Informed consent 88-94; TOT sessions 89; complications 91; APHA paper 92; international collaboration 92-93; framework for combatting unsafe abortion 95; AVSC quality workshop 95; management/senior staff 95-01; Egypt 96; PAC materials 94-04; AVSC consultancy 97; PRIME in-services 97; PRIME 98; FEBRASGO 97-98; African RH priorities conference 98; PRIME SOPs 98; division mission/vision98; misc corresp and planning 98-02; Frontiers 98-99; Brazil 98-01; Africa Desk 99-00; RHTP technologies mtg 99; TSDI country responsibilities 99; PRIME partners mtg 99; LAC Desk 99-01; PRIME performance improvement 00; TSDI management 00; infection prevention 00; PAC Scaling Up meeting working files 00; country summaries 00; APHA abortion task force 00; Zimbabwe PAC 00; Elective abortion mtg 00
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TSDI unit files: FY 01-02 Matrix management input 01; PAC PRIME mtgs 01; results framework 01; Scaling up toolbox 01; divisional management 01; Francophone consultant 01; TSDI surveys 01; redefining TSDI 01; objectives/budgets/planning 01; planning/workplans 01; US 01-02; SMT work 01-02; Bosnia MVA training 01-02; Adolescents 01-02; infection prevention 01-02; 2nd trimester abortion 01-02; patient-provider interaction background 01-02; Kenya plans/projections/report 01-03; Training Task Force 01-05; adolescent working group 02; training vision statement 02; abortion/early pregnancy failure 02; contraceptive counseling 02; RH for refugees 02; training tools and guide 02; HIV/pregnancy/abortion 02; new MVA rollout 02; Francophone publications 02; PAC curriculum workshop 02; ESPS baseline 02
Box 115
TSDI: 02 ESPS 02; planning 02; PP training resources 02; capacity building workshop 02; training best practices conference 02; 63iii/scale up/Eurodonors 02; EuroNGO Paris mtg 02; Peru PAC 02; medical abortion 02-06; scaling up presentations 02; training toolbox 02-03; Africa Alliance 02-03; Scaling up 02-03; training M&E 02-03; Francophone work 02-03; Francophone instruments 02-03; TSID unit management 02-03; TSDI staff mtgs 02-04; Community and abortion/PAC 02-04; abortion counseling background 02-05; pain management background 02-05; HBME - UNC 02-05; MVA Plus launch training 02-05; HIV working group 02-04; sexual/gender-based violence 02-04
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TSDI: 03 Kenya PAC baseline assessment 03; TSDI objectives 03; medical abortion 03; training numbers 03; monitoring 03; values clarification workshop South Africa 03; TSID retreats 03; South Africa 03; ICPD + 10 03; Addis meeting 03; decision-making table 03; Quality of care/service delivery improvement 03; midlevel providers 03; presentations 03; Francophone budget 03; SAGO Bamako 03; effective training events curriculum 03; PAC CMW training Kenya; 03; APHA 03; Kenya capacity building workshop & TOT 03; CD Rom of MVA plus 03; Global Trainer Network 03-04; Mozambique research study 03-05; Ethiopia team 03-05; "equip" of Equip & Train 03-05
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TSDI: 04-06 Vietnam 2nd trimester 04; essential elements of PAC model 04; TSDI global mtg 04; TSDI corres 04; Exec Team 04; Peru midwives 04; misoprostol for PAC mtg 04; scale up summary 04; legal and ethical case studies 04; sustainability manual expert review 04; GTN 04; planning and review 04; march for Women's Lives 04; EC 04-05; WHO strategic approach 04-05; Partnership for Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health 04-06; South Africa team 04-06; Global Health Council 05; TA & In-service mentoring program 05; GTN eval 05; performance improvement 05; MAP results 05; MVA Plus launch 05; QA 05; MVA regulatory 05; e-learning 05; MA Task Force 05; WHO small grants 05; Mozambique 05; training strategies learnings 05; PAC resources 05-06; US program 05-06; Tunisia 05-06; Evals of trainers' workshops 05-06; performance and quality improvement 05-06; APHA presentations 06; annual directors mtg 06; Compac 06; MVA processing 06; TSDI/PPD 06; Journal Club 06; GEM reports 06; WHO technical consultation 06; TA and Mentoring program 06; Counting Abortion so that Abortion Counts mtg and reference manual 06
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Progressive abortion policies are critical for women to be able to exercise their sexual and reproductive rights and have access to comprehensive, woman-centered abortion care. In 1995, Ipas acquired the first dedicated funding to broaden efforts in the area of support for policy reform which allowed the formation of a technical unit with dedicated staff.

Areas of focus and impact for Ipas's policy work include: integrating abortion into the agendas of other organizations working in the areas of health, human rights, and empowerment of women, including advocacy with professional associations such as the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) and the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO); advocating for the full implementation and liberal interpretation of current abortion laws; supporting local groups advocating for reforming restrictive abortion laws; supporting and creating social movements at all levels (global, regional, national) for sexual and reproductive health and rights, with a focus on safe abortion; building youth leadership and capacity in support of sexual and reproductive health and rights, including safe abortion; and monitoring and countering anti-choice activism.

Of note is Ipas's work with multilateral agencies such as the World Health Organization and the United Nations. In 1998 Ipas gained Special Consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations which allowed for participation in international conferences and other UN forums. Ipas staff have worked since then with the broader NGO community to advocate for progressive language in UN agreements on sexual and reproductive health and rights, including safe abortion. The Ipas policy unit has also focused thematic work on neglected issues including the intersection of unwanted pregnancy and abortion with women living with HIV/AIDS, adolescents, violence against women, and human rights. Ipas's policy work on administrative barriers in laws and policies helped shape the policy recommendations in the groundbreaking WHO guidance on safe abortion issued first in 2003. Ipas's policy work was created and developed under the direction of Charlotte Hord Smith.

Series restricted until 2025. Researchers must receive prior authorization from Ipas in order to access the material in these series.

Policy: 91-06/Policy unit strategic planning/development: new issues mtg 98-99; strat planning 91; program planning 98-06; gender 00; Ipas strat planning 00-02; country team leaders mtg 03; strat planning 05; mngmnt training; results framework 00; org development 99-06; external unit eval 06; SMT 00-02 Donor documents: donor comms 96-06; unit corresp 97-01; donor reports/proposals 96-03 Special topics & neglected issues: MWIA 95; women's groups 95-99; USAID & fp 96; CAs/coalitions corres 97-03; community level 98-02; intl NAF 99; South to South partnership 96-99; refugees 98; Men & SRH 94-97; induced/elective abortion 96-00; human rights and RH group 96-02; adolescents 98-02; opposition research 97-04; Global gag rule 01; HIV/AIDS 00-03; HIV/AIDS monitoring tool 04-05; violence 00-04; sex selection 06; conferences and mtgs 91-02; midlevel providers 03 Presentations and mtgs: presentations 96-03; Africa regional trainers mtg 94; AWID 96 & 02; CIDEM mtg 98; WHO safe abortion conference 01; presentation for Med students for Choice 03
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Policy: 94-06 Country-Specific Policy Work: Africa 96-04; Africa Alliance 02-06; Africa newsclips 05; Bolivia 98; Europe 03; Kenya 00-04; Women's Health Project Kenya 00; Guyana reform 96; Malawi Penal review 00; Namibia reform 96-98; Poland 97-98; South Africa 96-05; Nepal reform 94-04; Thailand 04; Research and publications: PRB Honoring commitments focus group 97; Romania research and pub 94; Abortion/adolescents/AIDS pub92-96; sustainability 96; research/publications 96-03; Resources/tools for policy/advocacy: legal updates and issues 96-06; legal updates and issues/corresp 96-01; advocacy resources 98-06; ethics resources 00-02; policy and advocacy analysis and eval 04-06 UN ECOSOC special consultative status: UN NGO background 95-01; ECOSOC 95-06; ECOSOC Qtrly reports 02
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Policy: 97-00 UN: UN trip reports 97-98; UN contributions 00-06 Commission on Status of Women: CSW 98; CSW 99; CSW outcome document 00; survey of LAC women's orgs 98 Beijing and follow-up conferences: Beijing + 5 expert group mtg 98; Beijing + 5 98-00; Beijing + 5 prep mtgs 99-00 ICPD and follow-up conferences: ICPD + 5 98; ICPD + 5 99-00; ICPD +5 Hague forum; ICPD + 5 background docs 99 WHO/UNFPA/UNICEF/World Bank/UNGASS on Children: UNGASS on Children 01; UNICEF 97; UNFPA 95-99; WHO 96-04; WHO technical consultation on safe abortion 96-98; World Bank 97-00
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Policy:96-06 Gender Task Force: GTF 99-02, GTF newsletters 00-01; GTF workshop evals 01; GTF follow-up 01 Midlevel providers/midwives/ICM: midwives 96-99; ICM communications 96-03; ICM core competencies 99-00; SA midwives conf 01; ICM Vienna 02; ICM PAC statements 02-05; IHCAR proposal 01-03; core materials; ICM core competencies comms 99-02; ICM Brisbane 02-05 Gender or Sex curriculum/youth training in SRH issues: GOS 01; GOS TOT 03; GOS curriculum; gender and media exercise; gender/adolescents/RH training Training/service delivery/policy issues: TSDI/Health systems 92-06; medication abortion task force 02-06; MVA sustainability 02-04; youth-friendly services 04; IEC materials 06
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Historical Note

Founded in 1973, Ipas is a nonprofit organization that works around the world to increase women's ability to exercise their sexual and reproductive rights, especially the right to safe abortion. Through local, national, and global partnerships, Ipas seeks to end preventable deaths and disabilities from unsafe abortion and to expand women's access to safe, respectful, and comprehensive abortion care, including contraception and related reproductive health information and care. Ipas strives to foster a legal, policy and social environment supportive of women's rights to make their own sexual and reproductive health decisions freely and safely.

Ipas' executive directors and presidents/CEOs since 1973 have been: Elton Kessel 1973-1974, Jorgen Jenk 1974-1976, John Tomaro 1976-1979, Charanne Clarke 1979-1982, Edward Meldahl 1982-1985, Katie Early (McLaurin) 1985-1991, Forrest C. Greenslade 1991-1999, Elizabeth S. Maguire 1999-

More information about the organization and its activities can be found on its website: www.ipas.org.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ipas Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Ipas Records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2011.

Processing Information

Processed by Meghan Lyon, March 2011

Encoded by Meghan Lyon, March 2011. Updated by Megan Lewis, August 2011, March 2012, and March 2013.

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

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Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2011-0052; 2011-0152; 2012-0028