Association of Reproductive Health Professionals


Association of Reproductive Health Professionals

The Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (ARHP) is a non-profit organization founded in 1963 by Alan Guttmacher. It is a membership association with members who are nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, pharmacists, physician assistants, physicians, researchers, educators, and other professionals. [cite book |title=No Vacancy: Global Responses to the Human Population Explosion |last=Tobias |first=Michael |year=2006 |publisher=Hope Publishing House |isbn=1932717080 |pages=p. 210 |url=http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=cyDB4R8jlrEC&pg=PA210&dq=%22Association+of+Reproductive+Health+Professionals%22&lr=&num=100&as_brr=3&client=firefox-a&sig=ACfU3U2iKslNbJL43U2pX2kNKcJHoncYfA |accessdate=2008-07-11]

According to their mission statement, this organization aims to "...provide reproductive health services or education, conduct reproductive health research, or influence reproductive health policy. ARHP educates healthcare professionals, policy makers and the public. The organization fosters research and advocacy to improve reproductive health." [http://www.arhp.org/aboutarhp/mission/index.cfm?ID=32 "ARHP's Mission, Capabilities, and Overview"] "www.arhp.org" Retrieved January 31, 2008]

The organization is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education [cite web |url=http://www.accme.org/dir_docs/doc_upload/396c9654-cd5b-4255-b9db-020096dcda31_uploaddocument.pdf |title=ACCME®- Accredited Providers |publisher=Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education |accessdate=2008-07-11 ] and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. [cite web |url=http://www.acpe-accredit.org/ceproviders/providers.asp |title=Directory of Accredited Providers |publisher=Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education |accessdate=2008-07-11 ]

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