Kenya Family Planning Guidelines for Service Providers

Produced by the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation’s Division of Reproductive Health in collaboration with a number of organizations and institutions, this updated edition of the Kenya family planning guidelines incorporates the 2009 Medical Eligibility Criteria (MEC) from the World Health Organization (WHO).These guidelines provide the most current and up-to-date information on the methods of contraception  currently approved by the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation and the Ministry of Medical Services. This information covers the advantages and limitations of contraceptive methods, medical eligibility criteria, management of common side effects, and how to obtain contraception services. These guidelines also discuss the scope of family planning service delivery: quality of care; infection prevention; counselling; client assessment; the effectiveness and safety of FP methods; and the integration of services for FP and RH, including HIV/AIDS and cancers of reproductive organs.

262 p
Division of Reproductive Health - Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation