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Endometriosis Awareness 2021
23 March 2021

UPDATE ON EVENTS by endometriosis organisations across the world, who organise educational and fundraising events in March. Join in and help raise awareness of a disease affecting more than 200 million globally – YOU can make a difference!

Alexa Chung raises funds for endometriosis research
8 March 2021

On International Women’s Day Alexa Chung launches t-shirt to honour Emmeline Pankhurst, with all profits going towards endometriosis research.

Endometriosis inquiry shows little improvement in a decade
17 November 2020

APPG report shows devastating impact of endometriosis and urges ministers to take bold action to ensure those with endometriosis have access to the right care at the right time.

$200 reward for help on looking at “blind spots” in endometriosis
19 August 2020

$200 reward for identifying papers with significant differences in outcomes of surgery or medical therapy for endo.

COVID-19 and endometriosis
31 May 2020

Advice from the World Endometriosis Society for patients and healthcare providers on managing endometriosis during lockdown with reduced access to specialist care.

Endometriosis awareness 2019
6 March 2019

Endometriosis awareness takes place across the world during the month of March. Join in and help profile a disease that affects an estimated 200 million women and girls.

Endometriosis – disease primer
19 July 2018

Nature Reviews Disease Primers has today published the first primer on endometriosis, providing a global and authoritative overview of research needs and current diagnosis and treatment. FREE read.

Public-private partnership tackles major challenges in the care of pain patients
4 June 2018

EU-funded consortium provides hope for women with endometriosis with chronic pain – €23 million funding secured.

What needs to be done for women with endometriosis?
8 March 2018

On International Women’s Day (#IWD2018) we re-publish wishes and hopes for women with endometriosis on why – and what – change is needed to prevent endometriosis in the next generation.

APPG report highlights insufficient care for women with endometriosis and fibroids
27 March 2017

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women’s Health has found that women with endometriosis and fibroids are not being treated appropriately when it comes to their gynaecological health. Dignity and information is lacking!

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