Sexual and reproductive health

How to procure CycleBeads: a visual tool for the Standard Days Method

Advisory note

Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization

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Publication details

Number of pages: 4
Publication date: 2012
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/RHR/12.14 - Web only


CycleBeads is a visual tool that helps women use a fertility-awareness-based method known as the Standard Days Method, as an effective natural family planning method. This advisory note has been prepared to explain the purpose of CycleBeads and the procedure that should be followed to procure them in accordance with a specification and quality-assurance assessment.