Emergency contraception

Emergency contraception

Emergency contraception in Canada: increasing access and improving reproductive health

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English
Translated Title: 
La contraception d'urgence au Canada : accroître l'accès et améliorer la santé génésique
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Argues that emergency contraception (ECP) should be made available without a scheduled status — that is without pharmacist assistance or intervention.

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Available online.

International Consortium for Emergency Contraception

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Policy development

Works to expand access to and ensure safe and locally appropriate use of emergency contraception worldwide within the broader context of family planning and reproductive health, with emphasis on developing countries.

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Email Address: 
info@cecinfo.org
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Street Address: 
c/o Meridian Development Foundation 1250 24th Street NW, Suite 350
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20037

Emergency contraception

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English
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Online
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National Women's Health Network
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National Women's Health Network
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Examines emergency contraception (EC), a safe and effective way to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex or contraceptive failure. Looks at the barriers that keep women from using it widely.

Emergency contraception: ensuring women's right to health

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English
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Paper
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Latin American and Caribbean Women's Health Network
Publication Place: 
Santiago, Chile

Examines the scientific, medical, political, social, moral and ehtical aspects of emergency contraception use.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BIRT.L38

Emergency contraception: preventing pregnancy after you have had sex

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English
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Online
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Canadian Paediatric Society
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Answers question which adolescents might ask about emergency contraception.

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Birth control: emergency contraception

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English
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Online
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Women's Health Matters
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Describes methods available for emergency contraception to prevent pregnancy following unprotected intercourse or the failure of another birth control method.

"I had unprotected sex"

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English
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Online
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New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publisher: 
New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Fredericton, NB

Describes emergency contraceptives that can prevent pregnancy after unprotected sexual relations. Also provides information on sexually transmitted infections.

NOT-2-LATE.com: the emergency contraception website

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English
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Online
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Office of Population Research, Princeton University
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Princeton, NJ

Provides information about emergency contraception and a directory of clinicians (US & Canada) willing to provide emergency contraception.

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Last chance contraceptives and new abortion options: update on RU 486 & methotrexate

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Kemlin Nembhard
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses methotrexate, available in Canada, which can be used as an abortifacient (if embryo implantation has occured) or as a "last chance" contraceptive (before implantation).

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Contraceptive technology & reproductive health series

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Carol Smith
Publisher: 
Family Health International
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Research Triangle Park, NC

Provides training modules designed to meet the continuing educational needs of family planning practitioners, program managers, and policymakers in resource-constrained settings.

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