WHO can take what contraceptive

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has developed an app that is sure to prove valuable to health professionals who manage sexual and reproductive health as part of their clinical practice.

The ‘Medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use’ app will help clinicians recommend safe, effective and acceptable contraception methods for women with medical conditions or particular characteristics that require individual consideration.

The app provides a framework for assessing the woman before commencing and then continuing to use nine common types of contraceptive methods. It also enables the prescriber to commence the assessment by entering the woman’s medical condition enabling the app to only present contraceptive options that are applicable to that individual. Users can also combine multiple conditions and receive guidance ...

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