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Assessment of Piloting Three New Contraceptive Methods in Egypt /MOHP Cafeteria. Executive Summary.

Expanding Family Planning Method-Mix to include new contraceptive methods is considered one of the pivotal strategies to confront the challenges to the FP program in Egypt. The new added contraceptive methods: monthly injection, local suppositories and emergency contraceptive could find eligible women who are included as discontinuers, with unmet needs as well as first time users who have specific medical and social circumstances. Assessment of acceptability of the three new methods at the MOHP/PS central level, institutional level, facility level, service provider level and client/community level is crucial for decision-making to include the three new methods in Egypt FP program.

The assessment study conducted in MOHP/PS and pilot facilities in Menofia Governorate, provided information to guide decision-making at all levels.