Family Planning Toolkits
These resources on family planning have been compiled by dozens of health organizations under the Knowledge for Health (K4Health) project at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). They contain evidence-based, current information on a range of issues in family planning service delivery, policy, and research. Each e-toolkit contains materials ranging from studies to job aids, information , education and communication materials, and other documents of use to health professionals, policymakers, and advocates.
- Elements of Family Planning Success Toolkit: This toolkit contains more than two dozen audio and video interviews with family planning experts, up-to-date background and reference materials, job aids and other tools, PowerPoint presentations, books, manuals, briefs, case studies, fact sheets, newsletters, pamphlets, posters, project reports, reviews, and teaching and training materials.
- Family Planning and HIV Services Integration Toolkit: This Toolkit for policy makers, program managers, service providers, advocates, and others provides links to guidelines, research, curricula, communication materials, job aids,case studies, and other tools to plan, manage, deliver, evaluate, and support integrated services.
- Family Planning Advocacy Toolkit: The Family Planning Advocacy Toolkit provides advocates at all levels, including international, national and community leaders, with the information and tools they need to make the case for improved access to voluntary family planning
- Community-Based Family Planning Toolkit: Community-based family planning (CBFP) brings family planning information and methods to women and men in the communities where they live. This toolkit presents a collection of carefully selected resources for health policy makers, program managers, service providers, information officers, and others.
- Condom Use Toolkit: Through state-of-the-art scientific evidence, programmatic guidance, and implementation tools, the Condom Use Toolkit assists health policy makers, program managers, service providers, and others in planning, managing, evaluating, and supporting the provision of condoms.
- Implants Toolkit: This toolkit for health policy makers, program managers, and service providers contains reliable and relevant information on Essential Knowledge, Polices and Guidelines, Training, Logistics, Program Management, Service Delivery, Communication, and Country Experiences.
- Injectables Toolkit: This toolkit includes information about both progestin-only injectables and combined injectables for health policy makers, program managers, and service providers.
- IUD Toolkit: This toolkit is for health policy makers, program managers, and service providers who are interested in adding new IUD services to their family planning programs or in improving existing IUD services.
- Oral Contraceptives Toolkit: This toolkit is designed to meet the changing needs of health policy makers, program managers, and service providers.
- Permanent Methods Toolkit: Family planning programmers, providers, and decision makers can use the information in this toolkit to ensure the delivery of quality services with broad access and to promote women and men’s informed choice.
These toolkits provide quick and easy access to relevant and reliable health information in one convenient location, intended for health program managers, policy makers, and service providers. The resources in Toolkits are selected by experts and arranged for practical use. K4Health strives to keep the toolkits up-to-date and fill remaining information gaps so that health care professionals around the world have access to the information they need to develop policies, design programs, and make health care decisions based on evidence.