Guidelines & Reference Materials

© 2003 Otto Guzman, Courtesy of PhotoshareMost men and women can safely use male or female condoms at any time.  The guidelines and handbooks included in this section of the Condom Use Toolkit offer health care professionals the latest guidance on providing condoms, including who can use condoms and when; any potential side effects, health benefits or health risks related to using condoms; and talking about condom use with one’s partner in advance to discuss concerns and improve the chances that condoms are used consistently and correctly during sex.