Our services include outreach, testing, counseling, linkages to primary and secondary care, condom distribution, and educational and awareness activities designed to increase knowledge and skills of individuals while reducing the risk for becoming infected or infecting others with HIV or other sexually transmitted infections.
It can stay in your uterus for up to 10 years. Typical use failure rate: It is placed inside the uterus by a doctor. It releases a small amount of progestin each day to keep you from getting pregnant. The rod contains a progestin that is released into the body over 3 years.
It is prescribed by a doctor.
A pill is taken at the same time each day. If you are older than 35 years and smoke, have a history of blood clots or breast cancer, your doctor may advise you not to take the pill. Progestin only pill—Unlike the combined pill, the progestin-only pill sometimes called the mini-pill only has one hormone, progestin, instead of both estrogen and progestin.
It is taken at the same time each day. Patch—This skin patch is worn on the lower abdomen, buttocks, or upper body but not on the breasts.
This method is prescribed by a doctor. It releases hormones progestin and estrogen into the bloodstream. You put on a new patch once a week for three weeks.
During the fourth week, you do not wear a patch, so you can have a menstrual period.
Hormonal vaginal contraceptive ring—The ring releases the hormones progestin and estrogen. You place the ring inside your vagina.
You wear the ring for three weeks, take it out for the week you have your period, and then put in a new ring. Emergency contraception—Emergency contraception is NOT a regular method of birth control. Emergency contraception can be used after no birth control was used during sex, or if the birth control method failed, such as if a condom broke.
Women can take emergency contraceptive pills up to 5 days after unprotected sex, but the sooner the pills are taken, the better they will work. There are three different types of emergency contraceptive pills available in the United States. Some emergency contraceptive pills are available over the counter.
Barrier Methods Diaphragm or cervical cap—Each of these barrier methods are placed inside the vagina to cover the cervix to block sperm.Condoms and reproductive health These studies have shown that the long-term sequelae of STD can be ameliorated by consistent condom usage. In one study, Ness et al 2 reported on fertility outcomes in the PID Evaluation and Clinic Health Study (PEACH).
Reproductive Health. Proactive Community Services (PCS) evidence-based HIV/STI prevention program provides access to comprehensive services for high-risk, hard to reach individuals.
Our services include outreach, testing, counseling, linkages to primary and secondary care, condom distribution, and educational and awareness activities .
World Health Organization, Department of Reproductive Health and Research (WHO/RHR) Generic Specification, Prequalification and Guidelines for Procurement, 2 Female Condom: Generic Specification, Prequalification and Guidelines for Procurement, A male condom is a thin film cover that is placed over the penis.
Condoms prevent pregnancy by keeping sperm from entering a woman’s body. Condoms made from latex rubber are the most common type.
Condoms Male and female latex condoms safety and efficacy Introduction. Condom and Reproductive Health. Topics: Birth control, B The Reproductive Health Bill, popularly known as the RH Bill, is a Philippine bill promoting information on and access to both natural and modern family planning methods.