20/12/2012 - 14:24
The International Consortium for Emergency Contraception (ICEC) published an update of the Medical and Service Delivery Guidelines.   These guidelines were created by a group of experts working with the ICEC and have been endorsed by the International Federation of Gynecology and...
29/11/2012 - 16:01
Oral contraceptives should be available to women over the counter (OTC) because the benefit of reducing unwanted pregnancies outweighs the risks of dispensing the drugs without a prescription, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has announced.
18/09/2012 - 16:22
World Contraception Day (WCD) takes place on September 26 every year. This annual worldwide campaign centres around a vision for a world where every pregnancy is wanted. Launched in 2007, WCD's mission is to improve awareness of all contraceptive methods to enable young people around the world to...
18/09/2012 - 16:09
Following a strategic assessment in 2011 on the prevention of unintended pregnancies and unsafe abortion in Kyrgyzstan, a training of trainers course was conducted on 13–17 August 2012 to build knowledge within the health workforce on the medical criteria for safe and effective use of various...
11/08/2012 - 15:12
Every year, the Diczfalusy Foundation bestows a Young Scientist Prize during its Annual Meeting. The VI. Annual Meeting will be organised  on 8-10th November 2012 in Arad, Romania. (For further information please go to: The prize is a 25 cm high, 4kg...
07/08/2012 - 18:36
The Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care blog of 3rd August highlighted the launch of the European Consortium for Emergency Contraception (ECEC) along with other news from the ESC Congress in Athens. European Consortium for Emergency contraception launched at ESC in Athens 3 Aug...
16/06/2012 - 11:53
The Book of Abstracts of the 12th ESC Congress in Athens is available online. The Book is a Supplement to Volume 17 of the European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care. The ESC offers open access to non-members for a 3-months period. Follow this link >>>
15/06/2012 - 11:26
Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care (JFPRHC) We are offering all ESC members a free trail to JFPRHC publishes high-quality research and information relevant to clinical care, service delivery, training and education in the field of contraception and reproductive/...
07/06/2012 - 12:26
For some (un)known reason a political storm around induced abortion flared up in recent weeks in Turkey. There is a real risk that a huge backward step will take place and our country will go back to the days of women dying from unsafe abortion. If today’s media accessibility and networks are...
15/05/2012 - 13:10
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