ANSIRH

AcronymDefinition
ANSIRHAdvancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (research group/think tank; University of California, San Francisco)
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PhD, MPH, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH), Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, CA 94612.
(b) Project Director, ANSIRH Program, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, UCSF, Oakland, CA, USA.
(c) Epidemiologist, ANSIRH Program, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, UCSF, Oakland, CA, USA
What/who is ANSIRH? It's an acronym for Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
However, the above quote--from an ANSIRH "Issue Brief'--tells us more than the author[s] suggests.
One of the footnotes to the brief mentions something called the "APC Toolkit," a 2009 document published by UCSF's ANSIRH research group, an abortion training promoting group called the Abortion Access Project (now called "Provide"), and the National Abortion Federation.
TRACY A WEITZ, PHD, MPA, is an associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Health and director of the Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH) program in the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, both at the University of California, San Francisco.
"In a 2010 research article, Dr Tracy Weitz, Director of Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH) program at the University of California, San Francisco, wrote that 'rare suggests that abortion is happening more than it should, and that there are some conditions for which abortions should and should not occur.
In 2007, recognizing this need for a coordinated effort by the reproductive health, rights and justice communities, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH), a program of the University of California San Francisco, launched the National Strategic Initiative to Secure and Expand Second-Trimester Abortion to develop strategies to increase second-trimester abortion services and support those who offer this service.
Acknowledgements: Many of the concepts in this essay ore drown from "Securing Access to and Expanding Provision of Second-trimester Abortion Care in the United States: A White Paper," developed in 2008 by Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH), a program of the University of California, Son Francisco.