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What Is Up With DMPA And "Grades" For Family Planning?

AVAC's sheet on the hormonal contraceptive known as Depo-Provera (DMPA) and the WHO grading system for contraceptives explains key issues in plain language. Research findings have raised questions about the safety and effectiveness of DMPA for women who face a high risk of HIV. WHO evaluates the safety and efficacy of contraceptive methods.