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[1] “Reference Manual for Injectable Contraceptive.” Family Planning Division Ministy of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, 2016, https://nhm.gov.in/images/pdf/programmes/family-planing/guidelines/Reference_Manual_Injectable_Contraceptives.pdf Accessed April 2023.

[2] “IMAP Brief Statement Comparing Injectable Contraceptives: depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) versus norethisterone enanthate (NET-EN).” IPPF, 2013, https://www.ippf.org/sites/default/files/tks_medbulletin_july13_en.pdf Accessed April 2023.

[3] “Progestin-only Injectables.” Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers, 2022, https://fphandbook.org/chapter-4-progestin-only-injectables. Accessed April 2023.

[4] Khadilkar, SS. “Short-Term Use of Injectable Contraception: An Effective Strategy for Safe Motherhood.” The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynacology of India, 2018, 68(2):82-87, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13224-017-1029-9 Accessed April 2023.

[5] Kennedy, C. et al. “Self-administration of injectable contraception: a systematic review and meta-analysis.” BMJ Global Health, 2019, https://gh.bmj.com/content/bmjgh/4/2/e001350.full.pdf Accessed April 2023.

[6] “Comparing Injectables.” Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers, 2022, https://fphandbook.org/comparing-injectables?__hstc=247444635.5228264b30773a6f7acbcc68f4443e0e.1676042340524.1680271035930.1680505289724.55&__hssc=247444635.2.1680505289724&__hsfp=2602251434. Accessed April 2023.

[7] “Side Effects, Health Benefits, and Health Risks.” Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers, 2022, https://fphandbook.org/side-effects-health-benefits-and-health-risks-9. Accessed April 2023.

[8] “Progestogen-only Injectable Contraception.” Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, 2020, https://www.fsrh.org/standards-and-guidance/documents/cec-ceu-guidance-injectables-dec-2014/. Accessed April 2023.

[9]World Health Organization Department of Reproductive Health and Research and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs. (2022). Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers. Baltimore and Geneva. https://fphandbook.org/questions-and-answers-about-progestin-only-injectables#q4

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