This job aid contains guidance for health care providers to counsel family planning clients on bleeding changes associated with the use of hormonal contraception and the copper intrauterine device (IUD). Fears and misconceptions about menstrual bleeding frequently contribute to discontinuation and non-use of contraception. In addition, although amenorrhea or reduced bleeding can have important noncontraceptive health and lifestyle advantages for women, these potential benefits are often not emphasized in counseling sessions.

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18-Mar-21 14:43

Project learning events showcase innovations

Afya Uzazi presented project experiences, innovations and lessons learned at a webinar organized by FHI 360, the implementing agency, for a global audience on March 17th 2021.

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17-Feb-21 09:57

Ensuring mothers access services during COVID-19

It is a sunny morning, a welcome break from the chill and incessant rain common in Kuresoi South area of Nakuru County. In a homestead in Tinet village, two masked women are seated on stools placed about two meters apart.

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