Publication Date May 1, 2023 Program & Technical Resources

Implementation of Task Sharing Guidelines for Long-Acting and Permanent Methods

The WHO recommendations for task sharing present categories of healthcare providers and supply guidance on what different cadres within the health system are authorized to do in relation to the provision of contraceptive information and services, as well as the contexts in which they are allowed to offer contraceptive services. This brief synthesizes key findings and recommendations to enable donors, policymakers, advocacy groups, and program implementers to address existing policy and human resources barriers to implementation and to leverage opportunities to expand the practice of task sharing.

Publication Date April 1, 2023 Research & Evidence

Informed Consent for Cesarean Section in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Scoping Review Brief

The original scoping review conducted by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), on which this brief is based, sought to better understand the existing range of literature on informed consent practices for CS in low- and middle-income countries. The scoping review mapped and synthesized evidence from existing literature on the practices and experiences of counseling, informed consent, and debriefing (CCD)—including barriers, facilitators, and interventions to promote these practices—to highlight key challenges and any previously successful programmatic interventions to address them. The review also identified research gaps and provides recommendations for future research.

Publication Date December 1, 2022 Program & Technical Resources

Implementation of the World Health Organization’s Task Sharing Guidelines for Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives and Permanent Methods across MOMENTUM Safe Surgery in Family Planning and Obstetrics Countries: Desk Review

MOMENTUM Safe Surgery in Family Planning and Obstetrics conducted this desk review between June and November 2021 to determine the extent to which implementation countries had adopted and operationalized the WHO recommendations for task sharing to increase access to high-quality FP information and services. The assessment also aimed to identify key challenges, barriers, and opportunities related to effective implementation of the WHO task sharing guidelines. The review also included an assessment of national health systems documents and global evidence, including published and grey literature on task sharing.

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