Vasectomy: Reaching out to new users

This issue of Population Reports can help managers of family planning and reproductive health programs to: Identify and address the barriers that discourage men from choosing vasectomy; Improve the quality of vasectomy services by adopting the safest and most effective surgical techniques; Select effective communication channels and design persuasive messages to promote vasectomy; Compare and assess different approaches to delivering vasectomy services; Develop training programs for providers who counsel clients on vasectomy and providers who perform the procedure; Plan how to introduce and scale up vasectomy services. 

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health,Center for Communication Programs,The INFO Project