Barrier methods

Barrier methods

Cervical Barrier Advancement Society

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms an organization that works to raise the profile of cervical barrier methods both for preventing pregnancy and potentially HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Website contains information about cervical barriers, downloadable materials, images of cervical barriers, and research updates.

Email Address: 
info@cervicalbarriers.org
Fax Number: 
617-349-0041
Street Address: 
PO Box 382031
City: 
Cambridge
Province: 
Masachusetts
Postal/ZIP Code: 
02238-2031

Canadian contraception consensus: part 3 of 3

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English
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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reviews the statistics on contraceptive use and gives information on the determinants of contraception and various aspects of sexual health.

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Includes bibliographical references.

How to use the diaphragm

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English
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Online
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The Contraception Report
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Houston, TX

Describes what a diaphragm is and how it works. Provides instructions on how to properly use a diaphragm. Concludes with a list or important information regarding diaphragms.

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Network: female barrier methods

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Family Health International
Publisher: 
Family Health International
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Research Triangle Park, NC

Examines female barrier methods including the diaphragm, female condom and spermicides. Talks about how female barrier methods are not as effective in preventing pregnancy, but provide degree of protection against sexually transmitted diseases.

Network: barrier methods

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English
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Family Health International
Publisher: 
Family Health International
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Research Triangle Park, NC

Focuses on actual and potential use of various barrier methods for contraception and prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Discuses how male condoms are an effective means of preventing gonorrhea (in men), HIV infection, and unplanned pregnancy among people who are sexually active and need to protect themselves. Also discusses female condom reuse issues and various strategies that offer dual protection against both unplanned pregnancy and STIs.

Reversible birth control methods

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Women's Health Matters
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides information on hormonal and non-hormonal reversible methods of birth control

Barrier methods of birth control

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English
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Online
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CBCA Sexual and Reproductive Wellness Centre
Publisher: 
CBCA Sexual and Reproduction Wellness Centre
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Briefly describes and lists advantages and disadvantages of barrier methods of birth control. Methods evaluated include male condom, female condom, sponge, Lea's Contraceptive, Spermicides, Diaphram and cervical cap.

Contraceptive technology & reproductive health series

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English
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Author: 
Carol Smith
Publisher: 
Family Health International
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Research Triangle Park, NC

Provides training modules designed to meet the continuing educational needs of family planning practitioners, program managers, and policymakers in resource-constrained settings.

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