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Sino-implant (II): Coalition welcomes eagerly-awaited WHO Prequalification

6th July 2017

On June 30, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) prequalified Sino-implant (II), a long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) implant marketed globally under the name of Levoplant. The Coalition celebrates this milestone as...

Categories: Generic Manufacturers Caucus

WEBINAR: How can generic manufacturers break into new markets with RH products?

29th June 2017

Many generic manufacturers of reproductive health supplies struggle to break into new markets. They initiate and successfully complete WHO prequalification or other quality assurance processes, and invest significant amounts of...

Categories: Advocacy and Accountability Working Group

Transfer saves 3,000 IUDs from possible expiry and non-use

15th June 2017

Three thousand intra-uterine devices (IUDs) have been saved from possible expiry and non-use—yielding more than $2,000 in cost savings and in human terms, averting an estimated 1,993 unwanted pregnancies. This transfer was made...

Categories: Collaboration

How much product? New UNCOLSC resource helps forecast commodity needs

20th March 2017

Participants in a recent webinar were introduced to a new resource to help forecast the need for 13 underused reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health commodities.

Categories: Maternal Health Supplies Caucus

Webinar shares interesting figures, paradoxes, around emergency contraception in LAC Region

2nd March 2017

Prices of emergency contraceptives EC are higher in Latin America and the Caribbean than in Europe or the USA, a recent webinar has revealed. In addition, the poorer the LAC country, the higher the cost relative to income. In...

Categories: ForoLAC

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