Webinar: HORMONAL IUS UPDATES: New Insights and Steps Toward Scale
Expanding contraceptive choice increases individuals’ ability to freely choose the family planning methods that best meet their reproductive desires and needs. Join us for a two-part virtual technical consultation to identify opportunities to expand access to the levonorgestrel intrauterine system (IUS)—also known as the hormonal IUS—as part of a broader method mix.
The hormonal IUS has important advantages:
One of the most effective forms of long-acting reversible contraception available
Can have fewer side effects than some other hormonal methods
Offers non-contraceptive benefits such as reducing menstrual cramps and blood loss
Potentially alleviates anemia in some populations
Despite these advantages, the hormonal IUS is not widely available in low- and middle-income countries. How can we overcome supply- and demand-side barriers to access?
Join the Method Choice Community of Practice, led by the Evidence to Action (E2A) Project, and the Hormonal IUS Access Group for this online event. Participants will:
Review key features of the hormonal IUS and current product availability in LMICs
Get updates from the Hormonal IUS Access Group
Increase understanding of current global evidence
Receive updates from Kenya, Madagascar, Nigeria, Zambia, and elsewhere
Share service delivery tools and identify gaps
Review and discuss updates to the global learning agenda
Discuss how to move forward—including during the COVID-19 pandemic
Grab a cup of coffee or tea and listen in on honest conversations with family planning program experts around the world as they share what has worked in their settings — and what to avoid — in our podcast series, Inside the FP Story.
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