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Barrier Methods
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Section 1
Section 2
Section 3

- Health
> Objectives
- How to Obtain
- One Method
- Dual-Method
- Choices
- Services
- Marketing
- Distribution
- Management
- Logistics


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Section 3 - Barrier Methods and Reproductive Health:
Programmatic Concerns

Learning Objectives

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By the time you finish this section, you will be able to:

  • Cite five locations where barrier methods can be obtained.

  • Explain how one barrier method can be used to prevent both pregnancy and STDs.

  • Define the concept of dual method use and the choices available to couples using this approach.

  • Outline four prevention services family planning programs should provide to reduce the risk of STDs.

  • Describe two successful promotion and distribution channels for barrier methods.

  • Explain proper storage techniques for barrier methods and how to ensure their adequate supply.