One of the most powerful and unusual aspects of our work is that it is a one-time intervention that has lasting impact long after we’ve finished. So we're often asked, But is your work sustainable? Do you see a decline in impact after you've finished your one-time intervention?
2016 has been an incredible year for Upstream USA. We have now brought our innovative program to healthcare practices in six states, partnering with them to offer the full range of contraceptive methods to all women.
This weekend, The New York Times linked to Upstream USA when describing an important component of reducing unplanned pregnancy and improved birth spacing - offering immediate postpartum IUD and implant (LARC) placement.
The CDC Foundation and the Office of Population Affairs have asked Upstream USA to provide several trainings to health care providers in Puerto Rico to support the CDC's Zika emergency response efforts.