Important Note: The World Health Organization (WHO) released its revised Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use in September 2015, and expects to release revisions to the Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use in early 2016. Several TRP modules will be updated to reflect those changes once the new guidance is available. You may still use the existing TRP resources, but in the meantime, please consult the MEC Executive Summary, the revised MEC Wheel, or the full Medical Eligibility Criteria for important changes--particularly for hormonal methods.

For your convenience, we have created a brief presentation summarizing these updates.


The Training Resource Package for Family Planning (TRP) contains curriculum components and tools needed to design, implement, and evaluate training. It offers essential resources for family planning (FP) and reproductive health trainers, supervisors, and program managers. The entire package is designed to support up-to-date training on family planning and reproductive health.

The TRP was developed using evidence-based technical information from World Health Organization (WHO) publications: 

Read more: About the TRP

Get started: Quick Start Guide

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