Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers first appeared in 2007. It was updated in 2011 and now again in 2018. This update of the Global Handbook has involved a complete review of the contents of the 2011 edition and updating as needed. All chapters reflect the latest relevant WHO guidance. Thus, this update includes the recommendations of the fifth edition of the Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, published in 2016, and of the third edition of the Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use, published in 2016.
Institutional author(s): World Health Organization (WHO), Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (JHU CCP)
Publication date: 2018