Advocates for Youth is a non-profit organization focusing on adolescent reproductive and sexual health both domestically and internationally. One of its major projects includes the Emergency Contraception Access Initiative, which provides information to adolescents and providers about EC.
Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) is a nonprofit organization which issues policy analysis and public information on sexual and reproductive health.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a national organization representing 60,000 pediatricians, and provides information, policy recommendations, and guidelines for practicing pediatricians.
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a private, voluntary, nonprofit membership organization representing professionals who support women’s reproductive health. It provides policy updates and research about women’s health.
American Medical Association (AMA) is a national membership organization representing physicians and is involved in advocacy for issues impacting the practice of medicine and the nation’s health.
Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (ARHP) is a non-profit membership association that provides education and information regarding reproductive health policy, science, and administration.
Back Up Your Birth Control is a web-based campaign, supported by the Reproductive Health Technologies Project, which advocates provides links for women seeking clinics and sources of EC, as well as information and advocacy tools for those campaigning for EC access.
Catholics for a Free Choice is a private organization that conducts analysis on the moral and physical issues surrounding reproductive choices.
Center for Reproductive Rights is a legal organization and has been involved in the application to the FDA to allow over-the-counter sales of Plan B®.
The Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy, based at the University of California San Francisco, provides training, research, and policy analysis in the area of prevention for both domestic and international reproductive health and family planning issues.
Concerned Women for America is a national, faith-based women’s organization, which works in public advocacy and awareness of issues such as education, family and reproduction, pornography, and religious freedom.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the U.S. federal agency within the Department of Health and Human Services that approves, regulates, and monitors the safety and effectiveness of drugs, biologics, vaccines, and medical devices.
HRA Pharma is a French pharmaceutical corporation that specializes in manufacturing emergency contraception products like Ella® and EllaOne® as well as other health products and devices.
International Consortium for Emergency Contraception is an international organization coordinating advocacy movements, research findings dissemination, and strategic plans for international expansion of EC use.
Kaiser Family Foundation is a non-profit, private operating foundation that conducts research and analysis on the major health care issues facing the nation, including women’s health policy.
National Conferences on State Legislatures is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs in all 50 states, and American commonwealths and territories. NCSL briefs summarize state-level policies on a wide range of issues.
National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) is a national, nonprofit organization that litigates cases, advocates for enforcement of laws, and educates the public about laws impacting women. NWLC’s Pharmacy Refusal Project monitors federal, state, and local policies allowing pharmacists to refuse provision of women’s health services.
PATH is an international nonprofit organization, which focuses on improving world health through partnering with private and public organizations. It supports and hosts Reproductive Health Outlook (RHO), an online resource with summaries of research, program findings, and clinical guidelines about Emergency Contraception.
Pharmacy Access Partnership aims to expand consumer access to reproductive health services in pharmacies, and sponsored the nation's first dedicated state legislation authorizing direct pharmacy access to EC.
Planned Parenthood of America is a national organization, which provides reproductive health services and family planning information to men and women.
Princeton University Office of Population Research hosts the emergency contraception website, Not-2-Late.com, which provides information about EC use, efficacy, and policy.
Reproductive Health Technologies Project (RHTP) is an independent, private organization, which works to advance reproductive health among women. It focuses on ensuring access of women to reproductive technology, with EC as one of its major areas of work.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is a global pharmaceutical company that acquired Plan B® and Next Choice® from Barr Laboratories in December 2008. It specializes in the development, production and marketing of generic and proprietary branded pharmaceuticals as well as active pharmaceutical ingredients.
US Conference of Catholic Bishops is a faith-based assembly, which organizes opinions about many social topics and has issued several statements about the FDA’s decision about bringing EC to over-the-counter status.
World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.