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Journal highlight, Volume 25, Issue 3

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: Oestrogen-free oral contraception with a 4 mg drospirenone-only pill: new data and a review of the literature Santiago Palacios, Pedro-Antonio Regidor, Enrico Colli,...

26 June, 2020

Prioritising care during Covid-19: Sweden

During the COVID-19 pandemic it may be difficult to see women within the stipulated time for renewal of contraceptive prescriptions. Prioritizing the limited time slots for on site visits for women in need of new prescriptions/placements is likely to prevent the highest number of unplanned...

28 May, 2020

Contraception Atlas – legislative successes across Europe

May 2020 Contraception Atlas Europe Achievements The European Parliamentary Forum for Sexual & Reproductive Rights (https://www.epfweb.org) has produced the Contraception Atlas each year since 2017. The Atlas brings together data so that contraceptive services provided by European countries can be directly compared. Scores are assigned...

15 May, 2020

Testing Times – sexual & reproductive health care in the face of Covid-19

Testing Times – Read the editorial, by Mary Short, Johannes Bitzer & Sam Rowlands, online now. “European life will never be the same again. The coronavirus pandemic has, and will, dramatically change how medicine is practised now and in the future. It also brings home, in case we did...

30 April, 2020

UK governments amend abortion laws during pandemic

In the UK, three out of the four countries have approved early medical abortion by telemedicine by a temporary variation in the regulations which Health Ministers have the authority to do. England announced this first on 30 March, followed swiftly by Scotland and Wales. Northern...

02 April, 2020