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Pressing Pause on Your Fertility: Contraception via Egg Hibernation
Post written by Tishina Okegbe, FHI 360 Women currently have several methods of reversible contraception to choose from, including hormonal options such as the implant, injectables and pills, and nonh... Read full article
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A New Frontier in Self-Care?: Self-Removal Options for Long-Acting Contraceptives
Post written by Alice Cartwright, FHI 360 As new sexual... Read full article
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Self-Care and SRH: Developing Products that Women Can Self-Administer
Post written by Stephanie Jaffe, FHI 360 On June 24, the World Health Organization (WHO) released its new Con... Read full article
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Three Funding Opportunity Announcements from the NIH
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Read full article
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Rebuilding Incentives for Research and Development of Medicines
On July 11, 2019, the U.N. Human Rights Council (HRC) adopted a new resolution on “Access to medicines and vaccines in the context of the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health.” Throug... 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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Contraceptive Technology Innovation Lab
The Contraceptive Technology Innovation Lab leverages Human Centered Design to facilitate insight-driven ideation for future contraceptive technologies, anchored in women's needs. This we... Read full article
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Newly Published: Can WIN 18,446 function as a nonhormonal female contraceptive? 
Newly Published: Can WIN 18,446 function as a nonhormonal female contraceptive?  Vitamin A deficient women produce less retinoic acid, ... Read full article