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WHO Eligibility Criteria


WHO Eligibility Criteria

The following links refer to the WHO Eligibility Criteria, which is a tool for improving service delivery guidelines on the selection of contraceptive methods. This tool covers several methods of contraception and their use under certain medical conditions, age and parity. Please click on the link below to view the complete version of the document, which is on the WHO website.

You may also view FHI's Quick Reference Chart for the Medical Eligibility Criteria of the WHO by clicking on the link below. This document summarizes several contraceptive methods and medical conditions seen in the WHO Medical Eligibility Criteria in a one-page, color-coded chart. In order to be effective, this tool must be printed or viewed in color. The color is necessary to distinguish between the different categories that WHO has developed. If you would like to order a free color copy from FHI, please use the contact information provided in the introductory pages.


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