Checklists Reduce Medical Barriers to Contraceptive Use

This brief focuses on the following points:

  • Medical barriers often prevent clients from using their desired method of family planning.
  • The pregnancy, COC, DMPA, and IUD checklists can effectively increase access to family planning while helping ensure client safety.
  • Introduction of checklists into service delivery settings should include careful training on how to use the checklists as well as the medical eligibility criteria on which they are based.
Length: 
2 p
Year: 
2006
Organization: 
INFO Project at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs
Languages: 
English