A new woman-controlled contraceptive vaginal ring: a global step forward

More than 40 years ago, the development of contraceptive vaginal rings began, based on the fact that the vaginal epithelium can absorb steroid hormones and the capacity of elastomers to release these hormones at almost constant rates.1 The growing interest in woman-controlled contraceptive methods has supported and accelerated the process. Read more: see attachment

Authors & affiliation:
Marleen Temmerman, ICRH, Ghent University, AKU
Published In:
The Lancet, Global Health, Volume 7, Issue 8, August 2019, Pages e986-e987
Publication date:
Thursday, June 20, 2019