LARC


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LARCLangley Research Center
LARCLiver and Activation-Regulated Chemokine (cell protein)
LARCLondon Action Resource Centre
LARCLighter, Amphibious Resupply, Cargo
LARCLong Acting Reversible Contraception
LARCLearning and Academic Resource Center (University of California, Irvine)
LARCLegal Advice and Referral Center (Concord, NH)
LARCLatin America Research Center (Brazil)
LARCLaboratory for Recreational Computing
LARCLabor Archives and Research Center
LARCLutheran-Anglican-Roman Catholic
LARCLivermore Automatic Research Computer
LARCLancaster Amateur Radio Club (Lancaster, New York, USA)
LARCLearning Assistance and Resource Center (various locations)
LARCLoudoun Association for Retarded Citizens (Virginia)
LARCLos Angeles Rugby Club
LARCLibrary and Resource Center (various locations)
LARCLight Amphibious Resupply Craft
LARCLegal Analysis, Research and Communications (law school class; various locations)
LARCLimited Automatic Remote Collector (US NOAA)
LARCLorenger Aerospace & Research Corporation
LARCLibrary Assessment Review Committee
LARCLee Association for Retarded Citizens (Lee County Florida)
LARCLaser Ranging Countermeasures Program
LARCLearning and Resource Centre (UK)
LARCLocal Admission/Rate Controller
LARCLeveck Animal Research Center
LARCLowest Adjacent Road Crown
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The use of LARCs increased from 2% of contraceptive types used by reproductive-aged women in 2002 to 12% in 2012.
Enter the LARC Initiative, a University of Rochester based program, founded in 2014 and funded through the Greater Rochester Health Foundation, that tasks itself with arming medical professionals with knowledge of LARC methods.
She decided on a non-hormonal copper IUD because she didn't want to go through the process of finding a hormonal method that worked well with her body and, like many people interested in long-acting reversible contraceptive methods (LARCs), Eleanor wanted a method that's highly effective at preventing pregnancy, lasts for a long time, and is low maintenance.
Repercutindo um debate internacional sobre os metodos reversiveis de longa duracao (LARC) (10,11), a defesa da introducao desta modalidade de metodo contraceptivo para o amplo acesso das jovens usuarias brasileiras, destaca as elevadas taxas de gravidez imprevista no pais (12), a vulnerabilidade de determinados estratos sociais e a alegacao de que tais metodos "nao dependem da disciplina da mulher" (13).
The measure does not include a target percentage for access to LARCs. Measure 2902 is related to the postpartum period and assesses the percentage of women aged 15-44 years who have had a live birth and are provided a "most effective" or "moderately effective" method of contraception within 3 and 60 days of delivery, and the percentage of those provided with a LARC in the same time period after giving birth.
On theother hand, use of DMPAis found to be the highestamong the contraceptivesdespite DMPA's adverseeffect on long-term use.Further, due to lack ofadditional options, a largenumber of young womenopt for sterilization and latercome back for reversal ofcontraception.Considering thealarming rise in DMPAusers in the country and itsadverse effects of long termuse, the RH experts haveproposed for introductionof implant as the alternativeoption Long- ActingReversible Contraceptive(LARC) for women.The Program Officersaid that the contraceptiveimplant will preventpregnancy up to 3-5 years,however, it does notprovide protection againstHIV/STIs.
Because of women's personal preference and aversion, for various reasons, to LARC methods, the current estimated use rate of 17% for LARC methods would increase only to 24% to 29% even if major barriers, such as cost and availability, were removed.
Engagement director at the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Theatres, Rebecca Ross-Williams, who is the representative for LARC on the Liverpool Cultural Education Partnership steering group and the Inclusion Task Team, said: "So many of us in Liverpool arts and cultural
Despite IFHP+'s success in implementing this strategy (13), increasing uptake of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) was challenging.
Andrada, of Elgin, was one of 304 community college students nationwide to participate in the program last September, and was selected as one of two program alumni to return in an assistant role after being nominated by a LaRC staff member.
LARC runs a hotline to help prepare low-income people for civil court appearances and refers eligible and appropriate cases to other organizations for further help.