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General news from the field of endometriosis


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!

What needs to be done for women with endometriosis?
8 March 2017

On International Women’s Day (#IWD2017) we publish wishes and hopes for women with endometriosis on why – and what – change is needed to prevent endometriosis in the next generation.

Linda Giudice honoured by the RCOG
23 June 2016

Professor Linda Giudice has been appointed a Fellow (ad eundem) of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in honour of her pioneering work in women’s health, including endometriosis, infertility, and reproductive biology.

ESHRE launches endometriosis app
30 June 2014

Based on the guideline on “Management of Women with Endometriosis” the App provides detailed treatment recommendations, a decision aid, and full list of publications.

In Memoriam: Maurice Bruhat 1934 – 2014
1 May 2014

A moving eulogy by Professor Michel Canis honouring the life of his teacher and mentor, Professor Maurice Bruhat – a visionary who saw the coming of “laparoscopic surgery” and fought for its general acceptance to the benefit of millions of women with endometriosis.

First Harry Reich Award presented at EFA’s Blossom Ball
8 March 2014

Professors Linda Giudice and Liselotte Mettler were honoured at EFA’s 6th Annual Blossom Ball with the inaugural Harry Reich Award.

Harry Reich honoured by RCOG
18 October 2012

Pioneering laparoscopic surgeon, Harry Reich, has been honoured by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists which has appointed him a Fellow (ad eundem). Dr Reich pioneered Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (TLH) and radical excision of endometriosis.

Launching the Boston Center for Endometriosis
18 April 2012

The Boston Center for Endometriosis has been launched with a $3M donation from the Marriott Foundation. Joint chiefs, Marc Laufer and Stacey Missmer, announce an undertaking to discover causes, promote prevention, and develop new treatments.

Picture of Professor Linda Giudice Linda Giudice honoured by the AAAS
23 January 2012

Endometriosis scientist, Linda Giudice, has been awarded the distinction of fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for her scientific research in reproductive medicine, endometriosis, statistics, and stem cells.

Impact of endometriosis presented to US state legislators for the first time!
17 November 2011

Lone Hummelshoj (WERF) and Heather Guidone (EFA) today presented on the impact and cost of endometriosis at the 2nd Annual Healthcare Summit of Women in Government in Washington DC and called for action in three policy areas.

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