Who Can Provide Permanent Methods of Contraception?

This 1-page brief provides a brief overview of the types of providers qualified to perform female sterilization and vasectomy. All doctors, including general practitioners, can perform minilaparotomy or vasectomy if they have been properly trained. Under certain conditions, other types of health personnel can be trained to perform the procedures if a country's laws and regulations permit. 

Length: 
1 p
Year: 
2012
Organization: 
Permanent Methods Toolkit Working Group
Languages: 
English