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Fertility regulation

Contraception

This section includes RHL summaries of published systematic reviews evaluating male and female methods of contraception (including emergency contraception), and clinical methods of induced abortion.
Doctors perform a vasectomy on a man, Uganda.

Vasectomy occlusion techniques for male sterilization

Photo of intrauterine devices

Immediate postpartum insertion of intrauterine device for contraception

Female doctor discussing birth control pills with patient.

Combined Oral Contraceptives and venous thrombosis

Condom usage demonstration at a clinic in South Africa.

Behavioural interventions for improving condom use for dual protection

A couple attending a family planning counseling session in Nigeria.

Strategies for communicating contraceptive effectiveness

Pills in a calendar pack

Strategies to improve adherence and acceptability of hormonal methods of contraception