• Following the release of new family planning guidance from WHO, K4Health and WHO are updating the Handbook. The revised edition is expected in mid-2016. 

  • Welcome to www.fphandbook.org! This website offers the same reliable guidance you have come to expect from Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers, plus easier access to items like the Wall Chart and newer digital products. Not sure where to start? Try the Related Products page.

    • 500,000 copies of the Global Handbook have been distributed since 2007, in addition to the 1 million copies of the previous version, Essentials of Contraceptive Technology.
    • At the International Conference on Family Planning in Senegal, we received orders for more than 24,000 copies of the Handbook in just four days.
  • The Global Handbook is used by health workers, counselors, and trainers all over the world—so we don't assume everyone has instant, reliable Internet access. The Handbook is available online, in print, and as digital downloads for mobile devices.

  • Both the Global Handbook and the Wall Chart are available as downloads in English, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Swahili. The Handbook is also available in Romanian, Hindi, and Farsi, and the Wall Chart in Chichewa and Tajik. All of these are offered on our Translations page.

    Serbian translation coming soon!

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Developed collaboratively for clinic-based healthcare providers in developing countries, the Global Handbook offers the latest guidance on providing contraceptive methods. This site offers products related to the book in onscreen and downloadable formats.


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