02/07/2015 - 15:48
The guidelines on Emergency Contraception that were published in December 2013 with support of the ESC (zie formerly published newsitem with link for download of guidelines), have already been adapted and published for use in 3 countries: Romania, Italy and Spain. You can see the national...
02/06/2015 - 15:45
It is with great pleasure that we present the first announcement for the 14th ESC Congress: "Contraception from molecular biology to social science and politics", that will take place in Basel, Switzerland, 4-7 May 2016. This announcement can be downloaded here.
08/04/2015 - 11:52
This is a call to submit a bid to host and to organise the ESC Congress in the year 2020.
Although it may look far away, we are aware that preparing a bid takes time and we would like to remind you that proposals for holding congresses should be presented 4 years ahead at the General Assembly....
28/03/2015 - 16:04
The Oregon Permanent Contraception Research Center (OPERM) is accepting applications for research funding for preclinical evaluation of promising novel approaches to female permanent or very long acting (>10 -20 years) contraception. A variety of funding opportunities are available.
05/03/2015 - 07:30
This is a call to submit a bid to host and to organize the ESC Seminar in the year 2017.
01/02/2015 - 20:33
I am pleased to invite you to the First International Symposium from the “Knowledge for Life” series, "Avoiding Unwanted Pregnancies.“
This Symposium is dedicated to addressing the global public health problem of unwanted pregnancies by convening experts involved with this...
09/01/2015 - 13:19
On January 8th 2015 HRA Pharma announced that the European Commission, in a historic ruling, has authorised its advanced emergency contraceptive, ellaOne® (ulipristal acetate, 30mg), to be accessible direct from pharmacies without the need for a prescription from a doctor. This is the first...
18/12/2014 - 10:34
On behalf of the Executive Committee and the Board of the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health, we want to express our sincere thanks for your efforts, enthusiasm and support, which have contributed to the health and further growth of our Society.
We look forward to...
10/12/2014 - 16:31
On November 21st 2014, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommended that the EC pill (ellaOne®) containing ulipristal acetate, be made available without the need for a prescription in all European Union countries.
17/10/2014 - 17:05
World Vasectomy Day is asking men whose families are complete to sign up for vasectomies on Nov. 7, 2014. The World Vasectomy Day goal is to inspire 250 doctors in 30 countries to perform 1,500 vasectomies in 24 hours.
In 2013, 100 physicians in 25 countries did 1,000 vasectomies for the first...