The following people contributed to the revision of the Handbook: Florence Anam (WHO Advisory Group of Women Living with HIV, South Africa), Neeta Bhatnagar (Jhpiego, United States of America), Sharon Cameron (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland), Maria del Carmen Cravioto (Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, Mexico), Sophie Dilmitis (WHO Advisory Group of Women Living with HIV, Zimbabwe), Linda Eckert (University of Washington, USA), Alison Edelman (Oregon Health & Science University, USA), Mohammad Eslami (Ministry of Health and Education, Islamic Republic of Iran), Mwanaisha Juma Fakih (Nursing Council for Zanzibar, Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania), Carey Farquhar (University of Washington, USA), Kristina Gemzell Danielsson (Karolinska Institute, Sweden), Anna Glasier (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom), Andy Gray (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa), Philip Hannaford (University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom), Margaret Happy (WHO Advisory Group of Women Living with HIV, Uganda), Natasha Kaoma (Copper Rose Zambia, Zambia), Nathalie Kapp (International Planned Parenthood Federation, United Kingdom), Seni Kouanda (Institute of Research in Health Sciences, Burkina Faso), Anita Makins (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics, United Kingdom), Ernest Maya (University of Ghana, Ghana), Mari Ngai (National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan), Herbert Peterson (University of North Carolina, USA), Melanie Pleaner (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa), Maria Rodriguez (Oregon Health & Sciences University, USA), Jenni Smit (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa), Carolina Sales Vieira (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), and Rita Wahab (WHO Advisory Group of Women Living with HIV, Lebanon).

The following people with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) contributed to the technical review of this edition: Afeefa Abdur-Rahman, Anita Dam, Kate Dieringer, Maria Carrasco, Amanda Cordova Gomez, Kate Howell, Itoro Inoyo, Apoorva Jadhav, Fatou Jallow, Joan Kraft, Patricia MacDonald, Jennifer Mason, Erin Mielke, Kevin Peine, Abdulmumin Saad, Jane Schueller, Lee Sims, Tabitha Sripipatana, Ellen Starbird, Linda Sussman, and Julianne Weis.

WHO Headquarters and Regional Offices

WHO Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research – Pascale Allotey, Ian Askew, Anna Coates, Mary Lyn Gaffield, James Kiarie, Caron Kim, Abraham Sium, Petrus Steyn

WHO Department of Global HIV, Hepatitis, and STI Programmes – Rachel Baggaley, Magdalena Barr-DiChiara, Maeve Brito de Mello, Shona Dalal, Cheryl Johnson, Niklaus Luhmann, Virginia MacDonald, Michelle Rodolph, Annette Verster, Marco Vitoria, Teodora Wi

WHO Regional Office for Africa – Chilanga Asmani, Nancy Kidula, Léopold Ouedraogo

WHO Regional Office for the Americas – Rodolfo Gómez Ponce de León

WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean – Karima Gholbzouri

WHO Regional Office for Europe – Oleg Kuzmenko

Writing and Production of the 2022 Edition

Neeta Bhatnagar drafted the update of Chapter 9 on implants. Maeve Brito de Mello drafted the updated sections in Chapter 22 focused on sexual transmitted infections, and Linda Eckert drafted the cervical cancer information in the same chapter. Caron Kim and Abraham Sium updated the section on postabortion care within Chapter 25.

Chapter 23 titled Family Planning for Adolescents and Women at High Risk for HIV was drafted by Carey Farquhar, and Chapter 27 titled Providing Family Planning Services During an Epidemic was drafted by Maria Rodriguez.

Heather M. Finn (Knowledge SUCCESS Project, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, USA) directed the production and layout of the documents. Editing and proofreading were provided by Jane Patten of Green Ink, United Kingdom ( Design and layout was supplied by Prographics Inc., Annapolis, Maryland, USA.

WHO, USAID and Johns Hopkins University gratefully acknowledge the authors and reviewers of previous editions of this Handbook.A full listing of contributors to all editions of the Handbook is available here.