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WHO Survey

The World Health Organization is supporting the development of a minimum data set (core outcome set) for abortion trials, called the STAR project, as part of the global COMET initiative. Research studies on abortion have collected and reported many different outcomes and outcome measures, but...

07 June, 2018

SFP Lifetime Achievement Award

Mr. Irving Sivin is the recipient of the SFP (Society of Family Planning) Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. Sivin’s field is statistics. He worked for 40 years at the Population Council, during which time he produced more than 120 journal articles, book chapters, booklets and one...

05 June, 2018

Congratulations to Prof. Gunta Lazdane – ESC Medal award winner

Gunta Lazdane is an obstetrician and gynaecologist and has been Professor and Head of the University Department in Riga Stradins University, Latvia. Since 2003, she has worked at the WHO Regional Office for Europe as the programme manager for Sexual and Reproductive Health in the...

17 May, 2018

Brand new study on Sexuality Education in Europe presented at the 15th ESC Congress

On behalf of the German Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA), Evert Ketting presented a brandnew study on Sexuality Education in Europe, the full report of which which became available on the internet a few days earlier, link . https://www.bzga-whocc.de/en/publications/report-on-sexuality-education-in-europe-and-central-asia-new/ This study, called “Sexuality Education...

11 May, 2018

Discover the young scientists at the 15th ESC Congress

FC YS Free Communications – Young scientists Full abstracts 13:45 – 14:00 • Implementing a venous thromboembolism risk assessment in an abortion service • F. von Hawrylak (UK) 14:00 – 14:15 • The modulation of progestins in the RNA expression of progesterone and glucocorticoid receptors...

06 May, 2018

Contraception Atlas 2018 now available

The European Parliamentary Forum on Population & Development (EPF) launched the Contraception Atlas 2018. In this second edition, the Atlas tracks government policies on access to contraceptives, counselling, and provision of online information, in 46 European states. Belgium, France and the United Kingdom rank best...

17 April, 2018