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Journal highlight, Volume 25, Issue 4

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: Living with the new coronavirus: How can a society cope with uncertainty Johannes Bitzer DOI: 10.1080/13625187.2020.1772968 This article is open access. Check...

07 August, 2020

WHO – New estimates show worldwide fall in unintended pregnancies since 1990-1994

Women in poorest countries at greater risk of unintended pregnancy and lack access to safe and legal abortion care services New estimates, published in The Lancet Global Health, and jointly authored by the Guttmacher Institute and HRP, show a worldwide decline in unintended pregnancies since 1990-1994. Over the same period, the proportion...

27 July, 2020

Top 3 cited articles now open access

Sexual function and quality of life of women adopting the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS 13.5 mg) after abortion for unintended pregnancy Salvatore Caruso, Stefano Cianci, Salvatore Giovanni Vitale, Valentina Fava, Silvia Cutello & Antonio Cianci Bleeding patterns for the Liletta® levonorgestrel 52 mg intrauterine system Courtney A. Schreiber,...

08 July, 2020

The impact factor of “The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health” has risen to 1.575

The 2019 Journal Citation Reports (JCR) have been released by Clarivate Analytics and we are very pleased to announce that The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health’s 2019 Impact Factor has risen to 1.575! We owe special thanks to our team of Editors, Reviewers...

06 July, 2020

Coronavirus: Morning-after pill access ‘hit by lockdown’ in the UK

According to a BBC report, direct sales of EC pills in pharmacies fell by 50% from March to April 2020. Prescriptions for EC pills issued by NHS clinics, declined by around 20%. Read the full news piece from the BBC here. Check out the ESC...

06 July, 2020

Resolution adopted: Empowering women: promoting access to contraception in Europe

The Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly just adopted Resolution 2331 (2020) “Empowering women: promoting access to contraception in Europe”. The Assembly calls on Council of Europe members and observer States to: As regards the response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Consider access to contraception including emergency...

01 July, 2020