Analysis of national family planning guidelines and policies and preparedness for the implementation of the WHO guidelines on self-care practices in sexual and reproductive health, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, in selected countries of the Americas
Period: August 2022 – December 2022
- Lic. Gabriela Perrotta
- Dra. Analía López
- Dra. Camila Volij
- Lic. Sofía Pirsch
Objectives: Analyze, review and update national family planning guidelines and policies; being able to expand with policy innovations and practices for the implementation of self-care in sexual and reproductive health of the WHO, in selected countries of the Americas, in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Abstract: Considering that evidence-based clinical guidelines promote efficacy, safety and overall quality of care for the provision of reproductive health services, the proposal is to produce two analysis documents contextualized in the COVID-19 pandemic with respect to: 1) Analysis of the guidelines and policies related to family planning in selected countries of the region in relation to WHO guidelines in the health emergency; 2) Prepare the implementation of WHO evidence-based guidelines on Self-Care in sexual and reproductive health in the framework of the health emergency.
Financing: Latin American Center for Perinatology (CLAP) of the Panamerican Health Organization (PAHO).