WHO’s evidence-based cornerstones (guidance documents) for national family planning guidelines and programs:

Medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use, fifth edition. 2015. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/181468

Selected practice recommendations for contraceptive use, third edition. 2016. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/252267

WHO’s mobile applications (apps) relevant to family planning:

Contraceptive delivery tool for humanitarian settings
To access and install the Android or Apple App, follow this link for information: https://www.who.int/news/item/07-12-2018-deliveringcontraceptive-services-in-humanitarian-settings
Medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use app
To access and install the Android or Apple App, follow this link for information: https://www.who.int/news/item/29-08-2019-new-app-forwho-s-medical-eligibility-criteria-for-contraceptive-use

Abortion care guideline. 2022. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/349316 (sections 3.5.4; 3.6.3).

Actions for improved clinical and prevention services and choices: preventing HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among women and girls using contraceptive services in contexts with high HIV incidence. 2020. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/332287 

Brief sexuality-related communication: recommendations for a public health approach. 2015. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/170251

Cervical cancer: fact sheet. 2022. https://www.who.int/news-room/factsheets/detail/cervical-cancer

Comprehensive cervical cancer control: a guide to essential practice, 2nd edition. 2014. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/144785

Consolidated guidelines on HIV, viral hepatitis and STI prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations. 2022. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/360601

Consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection: recommendations for a public health approach, second edition. 2016. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/208825

Contraceptive eligibility for women at high risk of HIV: guidance statement: recommendations on contraceptive methods used by women at high risk of HIV. 2019. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/326653 

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): contraception and family planning. 2020. https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/question-and-answers-hub/q-a-detail/coronavirus-disease-covid-19-contraception-and-family-planning

Eliminating forced, coercive and otherwise involuntary sterilization. An interagency statement by OHCHR, UN Women, UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF and WHO. 2014. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/112848

Ensuring human rights in the provision of contraceptive information and services: guidance and recommendations. 2014. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/102539

Ensuring human rights within contraceptive service delivery: implementation guide. 2015. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/158866

Gender mainstreaming for health managers: a practical approach. 2011. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/44516

Guidelines for the management of symptomatic sexually transmitted infections. 2021. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/342523

Health care for women subjected to intimate partner violence or sexual violence: a clinical handbook. 2014. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/136101

Human papillomavirus (HPV): fact sheet. 2017. https://www.who.int/europe/news-room/fact-sheets/item/human-papillomavirus-%28hpv%29

Human papillomavirus (HPV) nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) to screen for cervical pre-cancer lesions and prevent cervical cancer: policy brief. 2022. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/352495.

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 11th edition (ICD-11) [website]. 2022. https://icd.who.int/en

Maintaining essential health services: operational guidance for the COVID-19 context: interim guidance. 2020. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/332240

Monitoring human rights in contraceptive services and programmes. 2017. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/259274

Preventing HIV and other STIs among women and girls using contraceptive services in contexts with high HIV incidence: actions for improved clinical and prevention services and choices: policy brief. 2020. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/332287

Programming strategies for postpartum family planning. 2013. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/93680

Promoting sexual and reproductive health for persons with disabilities. WHO/UNFPA guidance note. 2009. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/44207

Responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women. WHO clinical and policy guidelines. 2013. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/85240

Technical consultation on the effects of hormonal contraception on bone health: summary report. 2005. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/69845

WHO guideline for screening and treatment of cervical pre-cancer lesions for cervical cancer prevention, second edition. 2021.

WHO guideline for screening and treatment of cervical pre-cancer lesions for cervical cancer prevention, second edition: use of mRNA tests for human
papillomavirus ( HPV). 2021. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/350652

WHO guideline on self-care interventions for health and well-being: 2022 revision. 2022. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/357828

WHO implementation tool for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) of HIV infection. 2017. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/255890

WHO recommendations on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights. 2018. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/275374

WHO recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience. 2016. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/250796

WHO recommendations on maternal and newborn care for a positive postnatal experience. 2022. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/352658

WHO recommendations: optimizing health worker roles to improve access to key maternal and newborn health interventions through task shifting. 2012. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/77764

WHO technical brief: preventing HIV during pregnancy and breastfeeding in the context of PrEP: technical brief. 2017. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/255866