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
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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