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Johannes Bitzer (Editor-in-Chief) chose the following paper as highlight from the latest issue of the European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care: A strategic action framework for multipurpose prevention technologies combining contraceptive hormones and antiretroviral drugs to prevent pregnancy and HIV Bethany Young Holt, Laura Dellplain, Mitchell...

The Emergency Contraception Wheel (available in English and French) is a counselling tool created in 2016 by the European Consortium for Emergency Contraception (ECEC), with support of the European Society of Contraception. It summarizes up-to-date and evidence-based technical information about three emergency contraception (EC) methods:...

FIGO (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics) organized it’s 22nd World Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Rio De Janeiro, Brasil in October 14-19, 2018. As expected, the meeting was very large (some 11.000 participants) and included multiple sessions (more than 20 parallel sessions!) covering a...

White Paper on contraception access in Europe by the European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development (EPF). This document, together with the 2017’s Council of Europe report on Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Europe, are two essential references and tools for those working...

ESC Granted projects 2018 Internet application and education for young people via Facebook Applicant: Tereza Smrhova Kovacs (Czech Republic) Survey on the attitudes, knowledge and practices on emergency contraceptive pill among Polish physicians Applicant: Krystyna Kacpura (Poland) Actual issues of contraception and reproductive health of Ukrainian military women...

The Spanish Society of Contraception produced a 'Manifest' at the occasion of World Contraception Day 2018: "Teenager: it's your life, but our future". The alarming increase in sexually transmitted diseases (gonorrhea, syphilis, AIDS, chlamydia, HIV, etc.), the persistence of the same rates of voluntary termination...

Now available online: Effect of exogenous estrogens and progestogens on the course of migraine during reproductive age: a consensus statement by the European Headache Federation (EHF) and the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health (ESC). We systematically reviewed data about the effect of exogenous estrogens...

3 developments related to the ESC Teaching-tool We will once again offer the option to people teaching in the field of contraception and opinion leaders to visit an ESC-TTT course in Belgrade in November. You can find more course details here. Registration deadline: 15 September...