Birth Control for All Women

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Did you know birth control for all women could prevent nearly 52 million unplanned pregnancies and 70,000 maternal deaths each year around the globe? Did you know there are 19 million women in the U.S. living in contraceptive deserts? And women come in all shapes, sizes, races, ages and stages of life. Clinical trials don’t reflect that. Women often have to sift through misinformation and then face costs that put their preferred options out of reach. Barriers to birth control have taken many different forms, preventing equal access to it for all women, so let’s talk about it! Medicines360 was founded to disrupt this system and create more equitable access for all women. Jessica Grossman, CEO of Medicinces360 and a trained OBGYN, will discuss how to solve these issues on a global scale.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Focus15
Event Type: Session