Nom 005 ssa2 1993


On May 30, 1994, the Official Mexican Standard NOM-005-SSA2-1993 on Family Planning Services was published in the DOF, subsequently detecting the need to amend the NOM, in order to provide greater alternatives to the governed, which involves creating new obligations for individuals in accordance with Art. 51 of the Federal Law of Metrology and Standardization, so it was deemed necessary to issue the Resolution that modifies NOM 005-SSA2- 1993 on Family Planning Services, which was published in the DOF on January 21, 2004.
In its introduction, it establishes that health activities, and within them, Family Planning (FP) services, constitute one of the matters subject to regulatory updating, due to its importance for the life of the population, its extensive coverage of use and the transcendence it has for the quality of life of Mexicans.
In the area of family planning, which is the specific object of this regulation, accurate and timely information, guidance and counseling with quality and warmth, as well as contraceptive methods and strategies that respond to the needs of each individual and each couple, according to the different stages of the reproductive cycle, will be made available to the entire population.


Termination of pregnancy performed by medical personnel, in the terms and time periods allowed in accordance with the applicable local legislation and upon compliance with the specific requirements established therein.
Addiction or dependence is the psychophysical state caused by the interaction of a living organism with a drug, alcohol, tobacco or other drug, characterized by behavior modification and other reactions that always include an irrepressible impulse to take said substance continuously or periodically, in order to experience its psychic effects and sometimes to avoid the discomfort produced by the deprivation.
To health activities aimed at identifying users who are involved in situations of family or sexual violence, among the general population.
Any distinction, exclusion or restriction based on ethnic or national origin, sex, age, disability, social or economic condition, health conditions, pregnancy, language, religion, opinions, sexual preferences, marital status or any other, which has the effect of preventing or nullifying the recognition or exercise of rights and real equality of opportunity of persons.


SELECTION, PRE-SCRIPTION AND APPLICATION OF ANTI-CONCEPTIVE METHODSTemporal Oral hormonal Injectable hormonal Injectable hormonal Subdermal hormonal IUD Barrier and spermicides Natural or periodic abstinence Permanent Bilateral tubal occlusion Vasectomy
Temporary methods a) Oral hormonal methods. b) Injectable hormonal methods. c) Subdermal hormonal methods. d) Intrauterine devices. e) Male and female condoms. f) Barrier methods and spermicides. g) Traditional, natural or periodic abstinence methods. Permanent methods a) Bilateral tubal occlusion. b) Vasectomy.
ORALHORMONALCONTRACEPTIVE METHODS Oral hormonal contraceptives are temporary methods and are divided into two groups: Those combined with estrogen and progestin Those containing only progestin. They are presented in boxes of 21 tablets or dragees. Some presentations include seven additional tablets or dragees that do not contain hormones, but only iron or lactose, resulting in cycles of 28 tablets or dragees for uninterrupted administration. Effectiveness: 92 to 99%.

Nom-005-stps 2008

Family planning services provided by medical personnel of health institutions and private physicians should include the following activities:- Promotion and dissemination.- Information and education.- Counseling.- Selection, prescription and application of contraceptive methods.- Identification and management of infertility and sterility cases.
– The instruments and materials used for the provision of family planning services must comply with hygiene and sterilization conditions.- Medical care units that provide family planning services must keep a stock control of contraceptive material to permanently guarantee the provision of the services referred to in this standard.
Promotion and dissemination- These should be carried out through communication actions in mass media, social and community participation, group techniques, personal interviews, and home visits to make known the importance of family planning practice for health.

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