sábado, 26 de abril de 2014

CDC Releases New Recommendations and Reports

CDC Releases New Recommendations and Reports

Division of Reproductive Health Global Activity eUpdate

CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health Releases Two New Reports in This Week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Providing Quality Family Planning Services: Recommendations of CDC and the U.S. Office of Population Affairs

Quality Family Planning Services (QFP) defines what services should be offered in a family planning visit. This includes services to both prevent and achieve pregnancy, preconception health, and STD services. It is designed to help individuals achieve their desired number and spacing of children, and to increase the chances that children will be born healthy.
QFP addresses the needs of both female and male clients. Detailed information is provided about how to provide contraceptive services, with particular attention paid to the special needs of adolescent clients. Providers can find job aids, training tools, and continuing education atwww.fpntc.org.  A Webinar describing QFP will take place on May 8, 2014 at 1pm EST. Register for the Webinar at www.etouches.com/QFP-National

Core State Preconception Health Indicators — Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System and Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2009

This report addresses 39 preconception health indicators and underscores opportunities for improving women’s health and pregnancy outcomes for mothers and babies in the United States. Public health decision makers, program planners, researchers, and other key stakeholders can use this report to evaluate current preconception programs and to assess the need for new programs, program enhancements, and policies.  

For more information:

·         Preconception Health

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