Forms of care with a trade-off

Effectiveness summaries

Pages containing effectiveness summaries classify all interventions evaluated in RHL into six categories based on the degree of their effectiveness as shown below. The purpose of presenting the interventions in this format is to enable readers to determine quickly what the available evidence indicates about each intervention.

Fertility regulation

Improving clinical practice

Maternal health

Newborn health

Sexually transmitted infections

Search WHO guidelines on sexual and reproductive health



Health-care practice guidance from WHO and other institutions

Methodological resources

Methodological and education resources for improved understanding of the concepts and discussions related to generation of best evidence


A set of training videos to help clinicians master details of manual or surgical procedures

RHL on iPad

Available for iPad, the RHL app allows you to access the entire library offline


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RHL endorses the Core Outcomes in Women’s health (CROWN) initiative to harmonise outcome reporting in women’s health research.