|Emergency Contraceptive Pills (WHO - OMS, 1998, 44 p.)|
· Adapting Resource Packet Materials for Local Use - suggestions for adapting these prototype materials according to local needs.
· Emergency Contraceptive Pills: A Framework for Introduction - considerations for introducing emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) through family planning/reproductive health or other service delivery systems.
· Emergency Contraceptive Pills: Questions and Answers for Decision-Makers - clear and easy-to-understand answers to commonly asked questions about ECPs.
· Emergency Contraceptive Pills: Message Points - key messages about ECPs for use in training media spokespersons.
· Emergency Contraceptive Pills: Talking Points - concise responses to difficult questions about ECPs for use by spokespersons responding to opposition.
· Emergency Contraceptive Pills: What You Need to Know - prototype client brochures that describe in simple language what ECPs are and how they are used. (Note: two versions are included, one for estrogen-progestin ECPs and one for progestin-only ECPs.)
· Emergency Contraceptive Pills: Medical and Service Delivery Guidelines - comprehensive information on efficacy, mode of action, contraindications, counseling, and other issues related to the safe provision of ECPs.
· Emergency Contraceptive Pills: Selected References - a bibliography of key studies and other resources that address ECP safety, efficacy, and use.
· Contact Information - how to reach members of the Consortium.
· Emergency Contraceptive Pills, Module 5, A Comprehensive Training Course is available on request from Pathfinder International, Medical Services, 9 Galen Street, Suite 217, Watertown, MA 02172, U.S.A.
The members of the Consortium for Emergency Contraception wish to acknowledge the invaluable assistance and intellectual contribution of Dr. Sharon L. Camp in preparing these materials and in shepherding the Consortium through its first phase of international emergency contraception introduction activities.
This resource packet is made possible through the generous support of the Compton Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Additional support for the work of the Consortium has been received from the Brush Foundation, the Gellert Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Turner Foundation, the Wallace Global Fund, and Mary Wohlford.