ECP Handbook: Introducing and Mainstreaming the Provision of Emergency Contraceptive Pills in Developing Countries
This handbook provides comprehensive guidance for introducing and mainstreaming emergency contraceptive pills (ECP) as a backup for existing contraceptive methods and as a way of preventing unintended pregnancy following unprotected sex or method failure. The handbook, aimed at reproductive health program managers and policymakers, presents a step-by-step process for introducing ECP that can be adapted to each country’s needs and resources. The process, based on research conducted in several developing countries, covers the full continuum of ECP programming, including the following:
- Needs assessments and operations research
- Drug registration
- Training and logistics
- Introduction of ECP scale-up
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