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World Contraception Day 2018

This annual event on 26th September once again produced many and varied events around the world. Thank you to all those who told us what was happening where you are. We joined with our partner organisations using social media to publicise these and to continue...

30 November, 2018

Manifesto World Contraception Day 2018

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...

26 September, 2018

IPPF – IMAP Statement on SRH services in Humanitarian settings

Statement Today, unprecedented numbers of people are living in a state of crisis or emergency. In 2018, it is estimated that 135.7 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, with conflict and natural disasters predicted to be the biggest drivers.1 Of those in need,...

20 September, 2018

UK Government confirms plans to approve the home-use of early abortion pills

The government will legalise the home-use of early medical abortion pills in England by the end of the year. Under the plans, women will be allowed to take the second of 2 early abortion pills in the safe and familiar surroundings of their own home....

11 September, 2018

Consensus statement on “Effect of exogenous estrogens and progestogens on the course of migraine during reproductive age” now available online

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...

06 September, 2018

TTT course: Update & Russian version

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...

09 August, 2018