- Provide information and counseling
- Include STD risk in discussions of contraceptive
- Provide and promote condoms
- Work to improve consistent and correct use
All FP/MCH programs can play an important role in the primary
prevention of STD infection. These programs can provide information
and counseling that includes assessment of risk and skills training.
They can also initiate discussions of contraceptive options
in relation to STD risk, and provide and promote condoms. Other
STD prevention services that such programs can offer include
efforts to improve consistent and correct condom use.