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Scientific Highlight – 16th ESC Congress

Signe Altmäe, Estonia Dr. Signe Altmäe is a senior researcher at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Granada, Spain and at the Competence Centre on Health Technologies, University of Tartu, Estonia. Signe is the deputy of the ESHRE Special Interest...

22 January, 2020

Council of Europe calls on European governments to make all modern methods of contraception available to the public and introduce comprehensive sexuality education

The draft resolution adopted by the committee calls on European governments to introduce comprehensive sexuality education as part of all school curricula and ensure that age-appropriate sexuality education “is mandatory for all pupils, and that children cannot be withdrawn from it”. All modern methods of...

17 January, 2020

The manufacturer of Nexplanon®and Implanon® has issued updated guidance regarding the recommended insertion site

Please find here the link to the letter from MSD: Implanon NXT– etonogestrel 68 mg, implant for subdermal use -Update to the insertion and removal instructions to minimise the risks of neurovascular injury and implant migration FSRH published a CEU Statement on Nexplanon® Insertion Site...

16 January, 2020

Scientific Highlight: Contraception Atlas – 16th ESC Congress

Marina Davidashvili, Belgium Marina Davidashvili is Senior Policy Officer at European Parliamentary Forum for Sexual and Reproductive Rights. Marina works on advocacy with the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and Members of Parliament from Eastern Europe. She has also led the Contraception Atlas...

13 January, 2020

Mary Short, ESC President, welcomes you all to Dublin for the 16th ESC Congress

Full congress information: https://escrh.eu/event/16th-esc-congress The theme of the 16th Congress of the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health in Dublin, 13-15 May 2020 is “Let the conversation begin” Cultural and ethnic diversity in a changing world. It is not only about contraception and science...

08 January, 2020

Lancet Editorial: 2020 – a critical year for women, gender equity, and health

2020 is set to be a year of milestones for women, gender equity, and health. 5 years into the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 10 years since the establishment of UN Women, 20 years since the landmark UN Security Council Resolution on Women, Peace and Security,...

07 January, 2020