Drug Shop Operators Training Materials

This is the curriculum for a 2-day training to equip drug shop operators with knowledge and skills to provide short-term family planning methods, including the injectable contraception DMPA. It was developed by FHI 360 with the support of Save the Children as a part of a pilot project funded by USAID to train and monitor drug shop operators provision of intramuscular injectable contraception in Uganda. The curriculum was based upon the Uganda Ministry of Health’s FP training curriculum for drug shop operators and private clinic owners. Other implementers can adapt this resource to suit their country’s specific needs. The curriculum includes five sessions: introduction, update of family planning methods, counselling for informed choice, screening clients and initiating on DMPA.