We envision a world where all people have access to quality-assured sexual and reproductive health medicines and technologies

Concept Foundation signs Consensus Statement urging Member States towards a gender-responsive Pandemic Treaty  

Concept Foundation signs Consensus Statement urging Member States towards a gender-responsive international instrument for pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global health underlines a critical need for responsive...

FIGO and ICM launch a generic post-partum haemorrhage protocol to aid development of national clinical protocols on PPH prevention and treatment

Our partners FIGO and ICM launch a generic post-partum haemorrhage (PPH) protocol to aid development of national clinical protocols on PPH prevention and treatment. As part of our work on improving access to essential, heat-stable, quality-assured medicines in...

Concept Foundation and GENDRO launch the Swiss Women’s Health Alliance at the 2022 Geneva Health Forum

As part of the 2022 Geneva Health Forum workshops, a new Swiss Women’s Health Alliance will be discussing the opportunities and challenges that self-care interventions offer to individuals accessing sexual and reproductive health (SRH) medicines/technologies in...

Cochrane Review Protocol: Prophylactic Antibiotics for Uterine Evacuation Procedures to Treat Miscarriage

Together with academic partners, we are working on a Cochrane Review to evaluate the effectiveness of routine antibiotic prophylaxis to women undergoing uterine evacuation procedures to treat miscarriage. Why it is important to do this review?Infection is a serious...

Concept Foundation launches #ONLYTWODRUGSEVER

For many women around the world, pregnancy is a time of joy, but it can also be a time of confusion and fear. Whether it is the common cold or something potentially more concerning, like pre-eclampsia, women are often faced with uncertainty and even confusing advice...

Accelerating Innovation For Mothers

Our mission is to define and implement pathways for accelerating development and introduction of innovative products for pregnancy-specific conditions through global partnerships.
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PREVENTION & TREATMENT OF POSTPARTUM HAEMORRHAGE

We are working to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity resulting from postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) in high burden countries. To achieve this goal we are implementing several projects in parallel, including supporting medicines access in high burden countries for prevention and treatment of PPH, ensuring they are safe and effective, and that healthcare providers are equipped with the knowledge and tools of how, why and when to use these lifesaving drugs.  

ACCELERATING INNOVATION FOR MOTHERS

In partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, we are engaging with key stakeholders in the pharmaceutical industry and public health field to assess the interest in establishing a Research Consortium including donors, manufacturers, procurers, academia and consumer organizations for new innovations in maternal health.

The main scope of the AIM project are the following conditions: preterm labor/birth, preeclampsia/ eclampsia, impaired fetal growth, intrapartum fetal distress, and postpartum hemorrhage (PPH).

self administration of SRH products

With funding from WHO, we are undertaking research and reporting on the regulatory situation and availability of self-care SRH products in 25 countries, with a focus on contraceptives, emergency contraception, selected fertility products and diagnostic tests for pregnancy, ovulation and HPV.

Concept Foundation is an international not for profit organization, working on improving access to sexual and reproductive health medicines and technologies in low- and middle-income countries worldwide.

 

Founded in 1989, we operate under a collaboration agreement with the World Health Organization to promote the availability of sexual and reproductive health products at affordable prices, and their safe and effective use in low-resource settings.

PHOTO: A NEW MOTHER, BHAKTAPUR HOSPITAL, KATHMANDU, NEPAL

CREDIT: JONI KABANA

Concept Foundation is an international not for profit organization, working on improving access to sexual and reproductive health medicines and technologies in low- and middle-income countries worldwide.

 

Founded in 1989, we operate under a collaboration agreement with the World Health Organization to promote the availability of sexual and reproductive health products at affordable prices, and their safe and effective use in low-resource settings.

PHOTO: A YOUNG NEW MOTHER, BHAKTAPUR HOSPITAL, KATHMANDU, NEPAL

CREDIT: JONI KABANA