Checklists for Screening Clients Who Want to Initiate Combined Oral Contraceptives (COCs)
2015 — The combined oral contraceptives (COCs) checklist consists of questions designed to identify medical conditions that would prevent safe COC use or require further screening and assess whether a client might be pregnant. It also provides guidance and directions based on clients' responses. The English, French and Spanish versions of the checklist reflect the latest medical eligibility criteria published in 2015 by the World Health Organization (WHO) and include guidance for providers whose clients may be eligible for emergency contraception. The checklist is also available in versions adapted for specific countries.
The checklist is also available in English and French as a mobile application designed to run on devices such as mobile phones, tablets and computers. It can be viewed on a computer or on any internet-enabled mobile device using Google Chrome, Safari or Microsoft Edge. To download the checklist as a native app on your phone or tablet, click on the link below and click on the “download” icon on your device. Once the app is downloaded, it can be accessed without an internet connection. To view or download the app in French, set the locale of your device to “France.”