Norplant® consensus statement and background review

Ian S. Fraser, Aila Tiitinen, Biran Affandi, Vivian Brache, Horacio B. Croxatto, Soledad Diaz, Jean Ginsburg, Sujuan Gu, Pentti Holma, Elof Johansson, Olav Meirik, Daniel R. Mishell, Harold A. Nash, Bo Von Schoultz, Irving Sivin

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This review has highlighted the attributes of a very important new method of contraception. The signatories to this document agree that, with the provision of appropriate information and instruction for the user, Norplant is a good contraceptive choice to be made available worldwide in family planning programs that have the resources for appropriate training and counseling. The signatories to this document are acting in their own personal capacity and not as representatives of any particular organization.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-9
Number of pages9
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology


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