Implants Toolkit

Contraceptive implants are small, thin, flexible plastic rods, each about the size of a matchstick, that release a progestin hormone into the body. Many clients are satisfied with them because they are safe, highly effective, long-acting, and quickly reversible. Implants require little attention after insertion, making them very convenient to use.

Three kinds of implants are highlighted in the Toolkit:

This Toolkit for health policy makers, program managers, and service providers contains reliable and relevant information about providing contraceptive implants, including the following:

  • Essential knowledge about the method
  • Relevant polices and guidelines
  • Training resources
  • Logistics information
  • Program management guidance
  • Service delivery guidelines and tools
  • Communication materials
  • Country experiences including implants in family planning programs employing strategies such as task sharing, mobile services, social franchising, integrated services, and more



Toolkit last updated: July 30, 2020