What is the purpose of the Condom Use Toolkit?
What types of resources are included in this Toolkit?
How should this Toolkit be used?
- Policy makers will find research and information to help set national guidelines for programs to include condom programming in family planning and HIV prevention programs.
- Program managers will find information and job aids to help them support the design of effective condom-related activities.
- Health care providers will find information and job aids to help them counsel clients effectively about male/female condom use.
- Communication professionals can use the toolkit’s resources for policy makers, advocates, program managers, communities, and clients of health care services to explore strategies, media, and messages about the dual protection offered by male/female condoms.
- Trainers can review the latest training techniques and curricula to help researchers and program managers who are involved in condom programming.
- Researchers can create customized searches for scientific articles, reports, photographs, and other materials relating to condom use.
- Up-to-date background and reference materials to design evidence-based, state-of-the-art programs
- Job aids and other tools to improve the effectiveness and quality of program activities and services
- PowerPoint presentations and other information resources that can be downloaded and adapted to local circumstances and languages
- Various publication formats: books, manuals, briefs, case studies, fact sheets, newsletters, pamphlets, posters, project reports, reviews, teaching and training materials, photographs, and other tools
- Policy makers and program managers who are interested in adding or improving existing condom services
- Providers, potential clients, teachers, and students who are interested in accurate information about condoms
Resources in this Toolkit can be downloaded and adapted for teaching and training, research, advocacy, policy making, and program management purposes. Some of the tools are readily available in adaptable format (for example, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations or Word documents). We encourage you to alter and personalize these tools for your own use. (Please remember to credit the source.) If you do use these tools or adapt them, we would love to hear from you. Please e-mail us at email@example.com and include the name of the Toolkit in the subject line of your message.