Happy New Year! We hope this message finds you and your families well. Collectively, we have witnessed and experienced significant change and growth over the past 12 months. Hopefully, we all had a chance to pause to celebrate the goodness, kindness, generosity, and spirit of the holiday season, while embracing the potential of a brighter […]
In April 2021, the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device (IUD) also known as the hormonal IUD or hormonal intrauterine system (IUS) was added to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Product Catalog for the first time. This milestone was made possible thanks to support from the Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project, […]
LIFE SCIENCE LEADER – You might think a market made of half the human beings on this planet would attract any amount of investment. Why is it, then, that most women lack access to essential medicines? Why does it take a nonprofit model to even begin bringing access to such a large population in a […]
SANTA BARBARA INDEPENDENT – Direct Relief’s Kirchmaier Volunteer Center was standing room only Friday morning, March 8, as more than 150 people gathered in honor of International Women’s Day to celebrate achievements and acknowledge remaining hurdles, including the lack of global access to affordable maternal health care. This year’s theme was “balance for better — […]
FORBES – Medicines360, the non-profit pharmaceutical company behind the hormonal IUD Liletta, is on a mission to increase women’s access to reproductive care around the world. This month, the female-led company announced the launch of Avibela, a hormonal IUD, in Madagascar.
Jessica Grossman, M.D., CEO of Medicines360, Wants to Make Sure Women Have Reproductive Healthcare Choices
Jessica Grossman, M.D., CEO of Medicines360, wants to empower women when it comes to choices surrounding their reproductive healthcare.