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Section 1
Section 2

- Introduction
- Objectives
> Goals
- Eligibility Criteria
- Who Can Use
- Conditions
- Counseling
- Myths
- Side Effects
- IUD Use
- Complications
- Complications

Section 3


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Section 2 - Client Screening and Counseling

Screening and Counseling Goals

  • Enable client to make Provider counseling couple
    an informed choice

  • Identify methods
    well-suited for client

  • Ensure safe use
    of the method

Artwork adapted from PATH and The Population Council.
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The combined goals of screening and counseling are to provide high quality care that enables the client to make a well-informed choice of a contraceptive method that is safe for her to use. Client screening procedures are necessary to identify the most appropriate methods for the client and ensure safe use of the method. Also, research has shown that, in general, appropriate counseling leads to improved client satisfaction and continued use of any contraceptive method.



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