New Summary: Hormonal contraceptive eligibility for women at high risk of HIV: guidance statement. [World Health Organization]

**Conditions classified as MEC category 2 indicate that the advantages of using the contraceptive method generally outweigh the theoretical or proven risks; the contraceptive method can generally be used. *MEC category 1 indicates medical conditions or personal characteristics for which there are no restrictions on the use of the contraceptive method in question. Women at high risk of acquiring HIV can generally use progestogen-only injectables (norethisterone enanthate [NET-EN] and intramuscular [IM] or subcutaneous [SC] depot medroxyprogesterone acetate [DMPA]) (MEC category 2**), but there must be clear provision of information beforehand to enable informed decision-making. There continues to be evidence of...

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