Alice Cartwright

PhD Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapter Member: North Carolina SSN
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Cartwright's research interests include contraception and abortion access in the U.S. and other restrictive country settings, infertility and disparities in access to assisted reproductive technologies, and digital innovations for increasing access to reproductive health care.


What Happened to Women's Health When the State of Ohio Forced the Use of Outdated Abortion Procedures?

    Sarah C.M. Roberts , Ushma Upadhyay


"Provision of Injectable Contraceptives in Ethiopia through Community-Based Reproductive Health Agents" (with Ndola Prata, Amanuel Gessessew, and Ashley Fraser). Bulletin of the World Health Organization 89, no. 8 (2011): 556-64.

Concludes that community health workers can provide injectable contraception with a comparable level of safety, effectiveness, and acceptability as clinic-based health providers in Northern Ethiopia.

"Misoprostol Distribution at Antenatal Care Visits for Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage," (with Ndola Prata, Martine Holston, Rachel Weinrib, Matthew Hamilton, Dollina Odera, Emma Nesper, and Christine Kaseba), Venture Strategies Innovations, December 2010.

Summarizes operations research in Zambia that trained health providers on the prophylactic distribution of misoprostol to women for prevention of postpartum hemorrhage at home births (approximately 52% of births).

"Availability Case Study: Misoprostol in Tanzania," (with Ndola Prata, Melissa Higbie, Emmanuel Rwamushaija, and Olivia Reyes), Venture Strategies Innovations, November, 2012.

Outlines a system-level framework for assessing the nationwide availability of the obstetric drug misoprostol in Tanzania, including indicators to gauge progress and recommendations for next steps toward ensuring full access for women.