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2601, 2021

Access to emergency contraception through community pharmacies in Europe: Findings from a participatory survey

January 26th, 2021|

In 2019, YouAct- the European Youth Network on Sexual and Reproductive Rights partnered up with The European Consortium for Emergency Contraception (ECEC) Β and launched a participatory survey in order to better understand how access to and availability of emergency contraception pills is through community pharmacies in our region. We are now happy to introduce the survey report, which focuses on five countries: Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Malta, Spain and Sweden. Community pharmacies play a very important role in ensuring access to EC pills, with the big majority of pharmacies carrying ECPs (even in countries where they are entitled not to). However, findings point out that individuals are not being systematically offered a choice of postcoital contraception methods in every pharmacy of our sample. Access to the highest standard of care in post-coital contraception remains uneven within and among countries in Europe: Individuals are likely to have different experiences and outcomes [...]

1307, 2020

YouAct Annual Report 2019

July 13th, 2020|

YouAct is very pleased to publish its 2019 Annual Report. 2019 has been a very successful year for us: our membership has expanded greatly and we have made a number of notable achievements. Find out more about our membership, advocacy highlights, projects, partnerships and publications. To read and download the annual report, clickΒ here. Β  Β