Categories for Contraceptive

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ECHO Trial Results Show that Three Methods Do Not Increase Risk of HIV
On June 13, 2019, the results of the much-anticipated Evidence for Contraceptive Options and HIV Outcomes (ECHO) trial were presented live at the SA AIDS 2019 conference in Durban, Sout... Read full article
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Planning for Outcomes Tool Helps Estimate Impact of Changing Contraceptive Method Mix
Observational studies have raised concerns about the potential link between the use of progestin-only injectable contraception – specifically depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) – and increased risk of HIV acquisition. In response, FHI 360 h... Read full article
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Contraceptive Innovation at Women Deliver – A Look at the Past, The Present, The Future
Next week, more than 8,000 researchers, policy makers, and advocates from 160+ countries will gather in Vancouver, British Columbia, to discuss the future of women: their health, their strength, and their autonomy. Women... Read full article
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One contraceptive for both men and women
YourChoice Therapeutics is attempting to revolutionize birth control options for women and men by developing options that are hormone-free, safe, easy to use, and effective. In men, the product disables the flagellated tail, inhibiting sperm motility... Read full article
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Contraceptive Jewelry Under Development
In the future, preventing pregnancy may be as easy as putting on jewelry. According to an article in the Journal of Controlled Release, researchers at Georgia Tech hav... Read full article
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Why Aren’t Female Condom Markets Working?
Gloria dreams of a contraceptive and HIV prevention method that she can control. As a university student in Zambia, Gloria goes on dates in between working and studying. Some of the men have potential. She could imagine marrying one of them and ha... Read full article
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New Female Condom: How to Interest Providers and Retailers
Guest  bloggers are Danielle Harris of WCG Cares and Ashley Jackson of PSI. This post originally appeared on the PSI Impact blog. Read full article
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Report on the International Family Planning Landscape
The Center for Global Development (CGD) and Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) held an international family planning leadership retreat from January 18-19, 2018 to discuss the current landscape of the field and approaches for moving forward. A summary Read full article
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Newly Published Results of a Phase I/II Trial for LNG-only Patches
A recently published article reports on a phase I/II pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic clinical trial of two levonorgestrel (LNG)-only contraceptive patches. The tran... Read full article