Celebrating World Contraception Day 2018: Continuing the Quest for the Perfect Contraceptive

World Contraception Day is an annual campaign on September 26, supported by 17 nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), “around a vision where every pregnancy is wanted.” In the words of the World Health Organization, World Contraception Day’s mission is “to improve awareness of all contraceptive methods available and enable young people to make informed choices on their [...]

Celebrating World Contraception Day 2018: Continuing the Quest for the Perfect Contraceptive 2018-09-25T14:55:43+00:00

Health Decisions Embraces #NextGenContraception Campaign

Health Decisions' CEO Patrick Phillips Supports the #NextGenContraception Campaign Health Decisions is a women's health specialty CRO with extraordinary experience and capabilities in contraceptive research. For more than 20 years, Health Decisions has served as the Coordinating Center for the Contraceptive Clinical Trials Network of the National Institute of Child Health and Human [...]

Health Decisions Embraces #NextGenContraception Campaign 2018-08-06T18:03:46+00:00

Advances in Male Contraception a Positive for Women’s Health

Progress in male contraception, including male hormonal contraception, has captured the attention of mainstream media, as demonstrated by an article in the June 18 issue of Time Magazine, "This Man Wants to Be on Birth Control: Inside the race to develop a better male contraceptive." (Subscription required.) Author Alexandra Sifferlin has provided an excellent overview of the field [...]

Advances in Male Contraception a Positive for Women’s Health 2018-06-20T20:41:31+00:00

A Project Manager’s Observations on Women’s Health Clinical Trials

Health Decisions recognizes the importance of increasing the participation of women in clinical trials in order to identify differences in female response, provide female-specific prescribing information and reduce the number of adverse events experienced by women taking approved medications. Based on Health Decisions' extensive experience as a women's health specialty CRO, Project Manager Jessica Kappes, [...]

A Project Manager’s Observations on Women’s Health Clinical Trials 2018-06-01T15:13:03+00:00

Key Operational and Design Considerations in Contraceptive Development

Women and their OB/GYNs can select from an enormous variety of contraceptive products today. This includes multiple categories of contraceptives - oral contraceptives, implants, intrauterine devices (IUDs) or systems (IUSs), injectables, patches, rings, diaphragms and spermicides. Within categories there is usually a choice of multiple products. With contraceptives already available in such variety, it would [...]

Key Operational and Design Considerations in Contraceptive Development 2018-08-14T20:59:31+00:00
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