-Permanent Methods

This job aid reminds the service provider about the information that should be conveyed to the client regarding vasectomy.  It includes information about facts, rumors, and reasons for and against vasectomy, as well as going over the procedure itself, and what to expect before, during and after.

In 2003, the Ghana Health Service, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Ghana, and EngenderHealth collaborated on a pilot program in Accra and Kumasi metropolitan areas to explore whether vasectomy is a  viable contraceptive choice when site interventions that focus on issues of quality and access are coupled with effective and  strategic interventions aimed at public awareness.