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Emergency contraceptive pills; ECPs

Medication containing synthetic hormones for preventing pregnancy after unprotected vaginal intercourse.
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In other company news, Alcon recently debuted the iLux MGD Treatment System to the eye care professional (ECP) community at the 2019 annual meeting of SECO International in New Orleans in February.
Secretary ECP, Babar Yaqoob expressed these while announcing the total number of results received by the commission for national and provincial assemblies.
With regard to a question about time slot allotted on daily basis to certain contenders on certain private channels and that this may be in violation to ECP rules, the minister said there are media houses with their respective sympathies and thus may be offering free beaming hours to the candidates.
After treatment with different concentrations of ECPS for 72 h, the cells were washed with PBS and lysed in RIPA buffer (150 mM NaCl in 50 mM pH 8.0 Tris-HCl, 0.5% sodium deoxycholate, 1.0% nonidet P-40, and 0.1% sodium dodecyl sulfate).
'The pertinent forum for appeals is the ECP,' said Shah.
[19] aimed to assess the knowledge of and attitudes towards ECPs in Vientiane, the capital city of Laos.
This is followed by searches at the outer and inner ECPs. The initial checkpoint is intended to reduce the residual threat to the original design parameters.
A typical way of using multiple methods for periodic contraception reported by women involved counting days combined with withdrawal on unsafe days plus ECPs when they felt they needed them.
Voicing concerns about recent developments in Poland regarding women's reproductive health rights, ASRTRA and the ECEC cited the difficulty of obtaining safe, legal abortions within the country, raised concerns over sales of UPA ECPS from unsafe sources and voiced worry at the potential for an overall increase in the number of unplanned pregnancies that could potentially result from the proposal's acceptance into Polish legal code.
Regarding the ECPs; the bank said the minimum amount per issuance would be $50mn or equivalent and maximum would be $1bn or equivalent.
Soldiers secured these three ECPs 24 hours a day for the entire exercise.