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    • Elinor Catherine Hamlin (1924- ) 

      Ciardullo, Patsy (Arizona State University. School of Life Sciences. Center for Biology and Society. Embryo Project Encyclopedia., 2015-03-19)
      Elinor Catherine Hamlin founded and helped fund centers in Ethiopia to treat women affected by fistulas from obstetric complications. Obstetric fistulas develop in women who experience prolonged labor, as the pressure ...
    • Eugenical Sterilization in the United States (1922), by Harry H. Laughlin 

      Gur-Arie, Rachel (Arizona State University. School of Life Sciences. Center for Biology and Society. Embryo Project Encyclopedia., 2015-08-12)
      Eugenical Sterilization in the United States is a 1922 book in which author Harry H. Laughlin argues for the necessity of compulsory sterilization in the United States based on the principles of eugenics. The eugenics ...
    • George Nicholas Papanicolaou (1883–1962) 

      Ciardullo, Patsy
      George Nicholas Papanicolaou developed the Pap test in the United States during the twentieth century. The Pap test is a diagnostic procedure used to test for cervical cancer in women. Papanicolaou’s work helped improve ...
    • Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia (1974- ) 

      Ciardullo, Patsy (Arizona State University. School of Life Sciences. Center for Biology and Society. Embryo Project Encyclopedia., 2015-04-13)
      Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia is a nonprofit organization that began in 1974 as a joint endeavor by Reginald and Catherine Hamlin and the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia promotes ...
    • John Chassar Moir (1900–1977) 

      Haskett, Dorothy; Ciardullo, Patsy
      John Chassar Moir lived in Scotland during the twentieth century and helped develop techniques to improve the health of pregnant women. Moir helped to discover compounds that doctors could administer to women after childbirth ...
    • Martius Flap Procedure to Repair Obstetric Fistulas 

      Ciardullo, Patsy
      The Martius flap procedure is a surgical procedure used to treat obstetric fistulas in women. Heinrich Martius developed the procedure in twentieth century Germany to treat women with urinary incontinence caused by stress, ...
    • Title X Family Planning Program (1970–1977) 

      Ciardullo, Patsy; Wagoner, Nevada
      The Family Planning Services and Public Research Act of 1970, often called Title X Family Planning Program, is a US federal law that provides federal funding for family planning services to low income or uninsured families. ...