The following summarizes an opinion piece and editorial responding to a federal judge’s order last week for FDA to reconsider age restrictions on nonprescription sales of the emergency contraceptive Plan B. ~ Marie Cocco, Indianapolis Star: U.S.
Pope Benedict XVI “set off a firestorm of protest” earlier this month when he commented that condom distribution “isn’t helping, and may be worsening” the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa, but “in truth, current empirical evidence supports him,” Edward Green, a senior research scientist at the
fpa Respond To Announcement By Committee Of Advertising Practice On Advertising Condoms And Abortion Services, UK
Welcoming the Committee of Advertising Practice announcement for a 12 week public consultation on lifting the restriction on condom advertising before 9pm and allowing abortion services to advertise on radio and television, Julie Bentley, Chief Executive fpa said: “Sexual activity is often seen on our screens but condoms aren’t seen until much later on.
Pope ‘Publicly Distorted Scientific Evidence’ During Comments About Condoms, HIV, Lancet Editorial Says
“The Vatican felt the heat from an unprecedented amount of international condemnation last week after Pope Benedict XVI made an outrageous and wildly inaccurate statement about HIV/AIDS,” a Lancet editorial says.
FSRH Response To Introduction Of Pilot Scheme,Oxfordshire, England, Allowing Schoolgirls To Request Morning-after Pill By Text Message
The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) strongly supports new initiatives which increases availability and access to all contraceptive and emergency contraceptive methods. With modern information technology, novel ways of communicating with clients are being developed which can avoid the difficulties of obtaining appointments at conventional locations such as GP surgeries or community clinics.