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Medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use

Along with the World Health Organization (WHO) Selected practice recommendations for contraceptive use this is one of two evidence-based guidance documents of the WHO’s initiative to develop and implement family planning guidelines for national programs. This publication provides guidance to national family planning and reproductive health programs in the preparation of guidelines for the delivery of contraceptive services. The guide provides information on the safety and use of intramuscular and subcutaneous DMPA.

Institutional author(s): World Health Organization (WHO)
Publication date: 2015

  • Tool Medical eligibility criteria wheel for contraceptive use