Our goal is to ensure that WHO guidelines remain relevant to family planning policies, programmes and service delivery. To that end, we have created a survey to help prioritize topics to review and to determine which new information to add to the guidelines. We welcome other suggestions on how to improve the guidelines.
Online curriculum components and tools to deliver family planning training
The Training Resource Package for Family Planning (TRP) is a set of materials designed to support training on family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH). The tools can be used by facilitators and curriculum developers to design, implement and evaluate high-quality training and education in FP/RH. The development has been by led by WHO, UNFPA, USAID and other partners and agencies.
11 July 2012, London, UK -- Organized by the Department for International Development (DFID) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Family Planning Summit was an opportunity to call for an unprecedented international political commitment and resources to transform the lives of millions of women and girls, which will save lives and help lift families, communities and nations out of poverty.
Family planning allows people to attain their desired number of children and determine the spacing of pregnancies. It is achieved through use of contraceptive methods and the treatment of infertility. It is estimated that over 200 million couples do not use contraceptives, despite wanting to space or limit their childbearing.
Selected guidelines and tools
- Medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use
- Selected practice recommendations for contraceptive use
- Family planning: a global handbook for providers
- Decision-making tool for family planning clients and providers
- Medical eligibility criteria wheel for contraceptive use
- Reproductive choices and family planning for people living with HIV