Hormonal Contraceptive Eligibility for Women at High Risk of HIV- FAQs
This is a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) about how the World Health Organization developed its guidelines for hormonal contraception and women at high risk for HIV, as well as basic facts about this issue. Some of the questions are:
- Do hormonal contraceptives protect against HIV infection?
- Does using hormonal contraceptives increase the risk of contracting HIV?
- What is dual protection?
- What can be done to increase the ability of women and girls to practice dual protection?
- Can women living with HIV use hormonal contraceptives?
- Who should decide on what option is best for women and girls?
- Are the current options available for HIV prevention and contraception enough?
More HC HIV resources
- Hormonal Contraceptive Eligibility for Women at High Risk of HIV: Guidance Statement
- Hormonal Contraception and HIV- Technical Update
- SRH and HIV Linkages Compendium: Indicators & Related Assessment Tools
- Hormonal Contraception and HIV- Webinar
- Considering Progestin-Only Injectables Where HIV Risk Is High: Counseling Tips
- Preventing HIV and Unintended Pregnancies: Strategic Framework 2011- 2015
- Strategic Communication Framework for Hormonal Contraceptive Methods and Potential HIV-Related Risks
- Fact Sheet on Family Planning / Contraception
- Hormonal Contraception and HIV: Putting New Developments in Context
- Contraception and HIV: What Do the Evidence and WHO Technical Statement Mean for Programs?
March 25, 2019