13th Congress of the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health

The theme of the 13th ESC Congress in Lisbon is "Challenges in Sexual and Reproductive Health." Conference attendees will present the latest scientific knowledge on contraception and promote the right of all people to reproductive health services and information on family planning.

28-31 May 2014

Lisboa Congress Centre
Lisbon, Portugal


Population Council Speakers

Thursday, 29 May

Lecture    |   10:30 am–12:00 pm

Régine Sitruk-Ware Distinguished Scientist

Chair, Congress Session 2: Green Contraception

Free Communication Session    |   12:15–1:45 pm

Ruth Merkatz Director, Clinical Development

"Effects of a one year reusable contraceptive vaginal ring on vaginal flora and vaginal infection: A prospective evaluation" (1:25–1:35 pm)

Friday, 30 May

Free Communication Session 3    |   1:45 –3:15 pm

George W. Creasy Medical Director

"User controlled long acting reversible contraception: The pharmacokinetic profile of the Nestorone®/Ethinyl Estradiol Contraceptive Vaginal Ring (NES/EE-CVR), a 1-year cyclical re-useable vaginal ring"

Saturday, 31 May

Lecture    |   10:30 am–12:00 pm

Régine Sitruk-Ware Distinguished Scientist

"Is there a future for male contraception?"

Congress Session 21: Benefits of Contraception & Future of Contraception (including male)