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Client Education Materials

Brochures and pamphlets

  • Answers to Your Questions about Sterilization Reversal
    (1988, 1995) English. Single copies free; 100 copies for $50, 500 for $225, 1000 for $425. CE-04
  • Female Sterilization: Answers to Your Questions about Permanent Birth Control
    (1990) English. Single copies free; 100 copies for $50, 500 for $225, 1000 for $425. CE-05
  • No-Scalpel Vasectomy: Good News for Men Considering Vasectomy
    Vasectomy in general and the no-scalpel technique in particular. Developed for use in the United States. (1993, 1997) English, Spanish. Single copies free; 100 copies for $50, 500 for $225, 1000 for $425. CE-08
  • Permanent Birth Control for Women
    A low-literacy brochure developed for use in the United States. (1986, 1995) English, Spanish. Single copies free; 100 copies for $20, 500 for $90, 1000 for $165. CE-02
  • Vasectomy: Answers to Your Questions about Permanent Birth Control
    Developed for use in the United States. (1993) English. Single copies free; 100 copies for $50, 500 for $225, 1000 for $425. CE-09
  • Vasectomy: Permanent Birth Control for Men
    A low-literacy brochure developed for use in the United States. (1986, 1995) English, Spanish. Single copies free; 100 copies for $20, 500 for $90, 1000 for $165. CE-03

Videos

  • Como planificar su familia
    (25 mins.) Explains various family planning methods to clients. Developed for use in Latin America. (1990) Spanish. $90 (NTSC) CE-06
  • An Introduction to No-Scalpel Vasectomy
    (10 mins.) A video for men in the United States who are considering vasectomy.
    (1991) English. $35 (NTSC) CE-07

Counseling, Informed Choice, and Informed Consent

Books, curricula, and other print publications

  • Family Planning Counseling: A Curriculum Prototype
    A trainer's package on contraceptive methods, communication skills, sexually transmitted infections, sexuality, and needs of special populations. (1995) English. Complete trainer's package $75
    (includes one trainer's manual and one participant's handbook, one copy of the reference manual
    Talking with Clients about Family Planning, and two posters); each additional participant's handbook $8; each additional reference manual $10. IC-10
  • Family Planning Counseling and Voluntary Sterilization: A Guide for Managers
    (1990) English, Spanish. $8. IC-04
  • Family Planning Counseling and Voluntary Sterilization: A Reference Guide for Counselors
    Card of key steps in counseling. (1989) English, Spanish, French, Arabic. First copy free; $3 for each additional copy. IC-03
  • Family Planning Counseling: The International Experience
    A report of the first international meeting on family planning counseling, held in Istanbul in April 1992. (1993) English. $8. IC-09
  • How to Assess a Client's Decision for Permanent Contraception: A Surgeon's Guide for Final Assessment
    A quick-reference card, originally developed for use in Sub-Saharan Africa. (1991) English, Spanish, French. First copy free; $3 for each additional copy. IC-06
  • Informed Choice
    A folder of materials exploring different aspects of informed choice. Topics covered include emerging issues in informed choice, human rights, medical ethics, the legacies and challenges of informed choice in family planning, and basic principles for family planning service delivery. A brochure describes AVSC's work in informed choice since the 1960s. (1998) English, Spanish, French. $4. IC-12
  • Informed Choice in International Family Planning Service Delivery: Strategies for the 21st Century NEW
    A report of a global working group meeting held at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Study and Conference Center in November 1998. The report defines informed choice, discusses barriers, sets priority objectives, and describes strategic approaches for implementing informed choice. (1999) English with translations of the executive summary in French, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. $4. IC-13
  • Informed Consent and Voluntary Sterilization: An Implementation Guide for Program Managers
    The nature and elements of informed consent and practical guidelines. (1988) English, Spanish, French. $5. IC-01
  • Talking with Clients about Family Planning: A Guide for Health Care Providers
    Presented in simple language. Designed to help the client choose an appropriate temporary or permanent contraceptive method. (1995) English. $10. IC-11

Video

  • Counseling: Helping People Make Family Planning Choices
    (23 mins.) An introductory training video jointly produced with the Family Planning Association of Kenya (FPAK) for use in Sub-Saharan Africa. (1989) English, French. $90 (NTSC, PAL, SECAM) IC-02

Medical and Surgical Guidelines

Books, curricula, and other print publications

  • Adapters for the Double Valve Syringe
    A laminated chart illustrating adapters for manual vacuum aspiration equipment. The chart shows the color of each adapter and the cannula size. (1999) English, Spanish, French. $1. MS-09
  • Emergency Management for the Operating and Recovery Room NEW
    A reference booklet and two posters that provide guidance for managing emergencies. One poster describes common emergencies and how to respond. The second describes the steps of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.. (2000) English. $30. MS-12
  • Infection Prevention Curriculum: A Training Course for Health Care Providers and Other Staff of Hospitals and Clinics
    A comprehensive course designed to train a broad range of health care workers in infection prevention aimed at low-resource settings in the developing world. Topics include handwashing, gloves, antiseptics and disinfectants, aseptic technique, use and disposal of sharps, instrument processing, housekeeping, and waste disposal. (1999) English. Trainer's manual $75 MS-10TM. Participant's Handbook $10 MS-10PH
  • Infection Prevention: Multimedia Package (Training CD-ROM and Reference Booklet) NEW
    An essential training and reference package for health workers in low-resource settings. The CD includes training modules on handwashing, gloving, aseptic technique, instrument processing, use and disposal of sharps, and housekeeping and waste disposal. The material may be used for self-instruction or as part of formal training in infection prevention. The booklet covers the same topics in more depth and serves as a quick desk reference. Booklet also available for sale on its own; see Infection Prevention: A Reference Booklet for Health Care Providers. (2000) English. $40. MS-11P
  • Infection Prevention: A Reference Booklet for Health Care Providers NEW
    This booklet serves as a quick desk reference on important infection prevention topics: handwashing, gloves, aseptic technique, use and disposal of sharps, instrument processing, and housekeeping and waste disposal. Designed for use by health workers in low-resource settings. The booklet is also available as part of Infection Prevention: Multimedia Package. (2000) English. $10. MS-11B
  • Minilaparotomy under Local Anesthesia: A Curriculum for Doctors and Nurses
    Trainer's package. Developed for use in Sub-Saharan Africa. Note: The video Minilaparotomy for Voluntary Surgical Contraception (described below) is recommended as part of this training course. (1993) English. Complete trainer's package $75 (includes one trainer's manual and one participant's handbook and one set of transparencies); each additional participant's handbook $8. A French version of the curriculum with transparency masters is available for $30. MS-04
  • No-Scalpel Vasectomy: An Illustrated Guide for Surgeons (second edition)
    An updated version of AVSC's best-selling easy-to-use reference book, including 34 illustrations. (1997) English. $20. MS-03
  • No-Scalpel Vasectomy Curriculum
    Trainer's package. (1997) English. $100 for trainer’s manual, which includes over 60 slides and a series of transparency masters. $10 for the participant’s handbook. $6 for scrotal model. Note: The book No-Scalpel Vasectomy: An Illustrated Guide for Surgeons and the video No-Scalpel Vasectomy, both described elsewhere on this list, are required for this course. For information on the curriculum, the surgical instruments and model needed to teach this course, or the recommended videotapes, contact AVSC’s Material Resources Team. MS-07
  • The Quinacrine Method of Nonsurgical Sterilization: Report of an Experts Meeting
    AVSC Working Paper #6. (1994) English. Single copies free. MS-06

Videos

  • Minilaparotomy for Voluntary Surgical Contraception
    (21 mins.) A joint production with the Family Planning Association of Kenya (FPAK) developed for use in Sub-Saharan Africa. Intended for use in clinical training. (1989) English, French. $90. (NTSC, PAL, SECAM) MS-02
  • No-Scalpel Vasectomy
    (19 mins.) Produced by the World Health Organization in collaboration with AVSC International. Intended for use in clinical training. (1994) English. $36 (NTSC, PAL, SECAM). MS-08

Service Management

Books, curricula, and other print publications

  • COPE: Client-Oriented, Provider-Efficient Services
    Describes the COPE self-assessment technique for improving family planning services. (1995) English, Spanish, French. $15. SM-06
  • COPE: Self-Assessment Guides for Reproductive Health Services
    A supplement to COPE: Client-Oriented, Provider-Efficient Services. Provides a series of self-assessment guides for a range of reproductive health services including prenatal care, labor and delivery, postpartum and newborn care, family planning, postabortion care, sexually transmitted infections, gynecological disorders, disorders of the male reproductive system, sexuality, and infertility. The book is an AVSC Work in Progress, and we are soliciting comments on its content from readers and users of the material. (1999) English. $6.50. SM-15
  • Facilitative Supervision: A Vital Link in Quality Reproductive Health Service Delivery
    Working Paper #10. Describes how an institution can move from a traditional supervisory system to a more facilitative approach. (1996) English, French. Single copies free. SM-10
  • Facilitative Supervision Handbook
    Describes a system of management in which supervisors at all levels of a health institution focus on the needs of the staff they oversee. This approach emphasizes mentoring, joint problem solving, and two-way communication between the supervisor and those being supervised. Includes self-instructional exercises. The book is an AVSC Work in Progress, and we are soliciting comments on its content from readers and users of the material. (1999) English. $6.50. SM-14
  • Inreach: Reaching Potential Family Planning Clients within Health Institutions
    AVSC Working Paper #5. A strategy for improving access to family planning services. (1994) English, French. Single copies free. SM-05
  • The Introduction of No-Scalpel Vasectomy in the United States (1988-1992)
    AVSC Working Paper #3. Describes AVSC International's training program for doctors in the U.S. (1993) English. Single copies free. SM-03
  • Involving Men As Partners in Reproductive Health: Lessons Learned from Turkey
    AVSC Working Paper #12. Describes a series of programmatic initiatives at different institutions in Turkey. These programs have provided counseling and services that correspond to some of the critical reproductive health services for their partners: family planning, abortion, and perinatal care. (1999) English. Single copies free. SM-16
  • Men: Partners in Reproductive Health
    Posters exploring barriers to involving men in reproductive health and describing promising approaches. Collaborative project with the Population Reference Bureau. (1997) English, Spanish. Single set of four posters free. SM-11
  • Postabortion Women: Factors Influencing Their Family Planning Options
    AVSC Working Paper #9. (1995) English, Spanish, French. Single copies free. SM-09
  • Postabortion Care
    A folder containing two documents. "The Global Need for Quality Postabortion Care: AVSC International Responds" describes AVSC's approach and includes programmatic highlights from around the world. "Access, Quality, and Sustainability in Postabortion Care: Lessons Learned" is a comprehensive review of what has been learned about the subject and includes illustrative country examples. (2000) English. $4. SM-18
  • Quality Management for Family Planning Services: Practical Experience from Africa
    AVSC Working Paper #7. Describes approaches developed in Africa. (1995) English. Single copies free. SM-07
  • A Successful National Program for Expanding Vasectomy Services: The Experience of the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
    AVSC Working Paper #8. Describes how the IMSS has become the leading provider of vasectomy services in Latin America. (1995) English, French. Single copies free. SM-08
  • The Use of Self-Assessment in Improving the Quality of Family Planning Clinic Operations: The Experience with COPE in Africa
    AVSC Working Paper #2. An evaluation study of COPE. (1992) English, French. Single copies free. SM-02
  • Vasectomy in Kenya: The First Steps
    Working Paper #4. Describes assessing men's interest in and knowledge about vasectomy in Kenya. (1993) English, French. Single copies free. SM-04
  • Voluntary Sterilization: Policies and Perspectives NEW
    A folder of materials exploring different aspects of voluntary sterilization. Topics covered include prevalence and availability, informed choice, gender issues, quality of care, legislation and policies, and quinacrine. (1999) English. $4 SM-17
  • Whole-Site Training: A New Approach to the Organization of Training
    Working Paper #11. Describes an approach for meeting the learning needs of all staff at a health care site. (1998) English. Single copies free. SM-13

Video

  • Reaching Out to Men as Partners in Reproductive Health
    (13 mins.) A video discussing the role men play in reproductive health and how service programs can reach out to them. (1997) available in English, Spanish, and French. $90 (NTSC, PAL, SECAM). SM-12

About AVSC

Annual report, agency overview, and other print publications

  • AVSC International Annual Report
    Describes the work of the organization during the previous year. Includes a financial statement, a list of supporters, and the names of board members and key staff. See contents. English. Single copies free. AA-1
  • AVSC International Brochure
    Briefly describes the organization, its work, the needs addressed, and the audiences served. English, Spanish, French. Single copies free. AA-2
  • AVSC International Folder
    Presents the full range of AVSC's work, including quality improvement, meeting the needs of clients, ensuring medical safety, managing reproductive health services, and integrating family planning and reproductive health. English, Spanish, French, Russian. Single copies free. AA-3
  • Putting Cairo into Practice NEW
    This booklet discusses aspects of AVSC's work that relate directly to the Programme of Action formulated at the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo in 1994. Topics covered are improving quality, protecting informed choice, broadening the family planning mandate, addressing client perspectives, improving postabortion care, and reaching out to men. (1999) English. Single copies free. AA-4

General Information

  • AVSC International produces a quarterly newsletters for contributors called AVSC News.
  • For orders from the developing world: AVSC provides free, single copies of many of the materials on this list to requestors from the developing world.
  • AVSC's offices in Kenya and Colombia also publish an array of materials; for information about how to contact them, please call or write AVSC's headquarters in New York.

If you would like to order any of the publications described here, please print out a copy of our order form and mail it with your payment to AVSC. For more information about AVSC International publications, please contact us at:

AVSC International
440 Ninth Avenue
New York, NY USA 10001
phone: 212-561-8000
fax: 212-561-8067
e-mail: info@avsc.org


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