National guidelines for family planning in Guatemala prohibit auxiliary nurses from inserting implants, even though in practice they often do. With agreement from MoH and support from USAID’s SIFPO Project, PASMO trained and certified more than 400 MoH providers to insert LARCs (Copper-T IUD and Jadelle implants) in the context of voluntarily and informed choice.
Task Sharing to Auxiliary Nurses to Expand Delivery of Long-acting Reversible Contraception: PASMO Guatemala’s Experience
- Resource Types: Presentations
- Languages: English
- Population Served: Providers
- Practice Areas: Sexual & Reproductive Health
- Countries: Guatemala
- Solutions: Long-Acting Reversible Contraception