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.