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International Conference on Family Planning
From November 12-15, more than 3,700 people gathered for the fifth International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) in Kigali, Rwanda. The theme of the 2018 ICFP was “Investing for a Lifetime of Returns." Experts from around the world delivered p... Read full article
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Launch of first clinical trial for male contraceptive gel
In November 2018, the Population Council, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, and University of Washington School of Medicine announced that three... Read full article
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Celebrating #NextGenContraception on World Contraception Day
The CTI Exchange joins global partners in celebrating World Contraception Day which takes place on September 26th every year. To celebrate, we are pleased to share highlights from our recent Read full article
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FDA approvals for Annovera and Natural Cycles app
On August 10, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration made two major announcements related to contraception. First, it permitted marketing of Natural Cycles, a... Read full article
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A Summer in Contraceptive Development
The authors of this blog are Sarah McMahon and David Henderson, seniors at Duke University who spent the past 11 weeks as summer interns in the Contraceptive Technology Innovation Department at FHI 360.  FHI 360’s Cont... Read full article
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New Summer Twitter Campaign: #NextGenContraception
The Contraceptive Technology Innovation (CTI) Exchange’s summer social media campaign aims to highlight the importance of new contraceptive research and development to meet the needs and preferences of women and men globally. How can you... Read full article
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IMPT Seminar to Focus on Longer-Acting Technologies
The Initiative for MPTs (IMPT) hosts “Opportunities and Challenges for Long-Acting MPTs,” th... Read full article
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FDA to Review One-year Vaginal Ring
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review a contraceptive vaginal ring developed by the Read full article
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IMPT Launches Webinar Series on Product Development
The Initiative for Multipurpose Technologies (IMPT) is set to kick off a 2-part webinar series on product development.  Program planners are hoping to attract researchers new to the field of MPT to the first pan... Read full article