The HUG Gynecology Division informs women and girls about different contraceptive methods and advises them about the best strategy for their situation.

Contraception: answers to your questions

Do you want to start a method of contraception? Or change it?Are you wondering about the risks of the pill?Do you want to know more about contraceptive implants?Are you looking for the method that is best for your situation, simplest and most effective?Do you need emergency contraception?

Pulsations TV Avril 2015 - Une consultation à l’unité Santé Jeunes des HUG est un moment privilégié pour tous les adolescents qui trouvent ici une écoute irremplaçable. La sexualité des adolescents est toujours un sujet sensible.

Sexual Health and Family Planning



Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, please call us at +41 (0)22 372 55 00 before any consultation. More information (FR)


Mission of the Sexual Health and Family Planning Unit

The Sexual Health and Family Planning Unit (USSPF) is a free, confidential public service, which helps to promote quality of life, the health of individuals, couples and families, at different stages in emotional, interpersonal and sexual life.

The unit promotes sexual health in men and women, regardless of age, culture, religion and sexual orientation.

Particular attention is given to adolescents, migrants, individuals who are experiencing psychosocial vulnerability or who are experiencing a crisis in their sexual or reproductive life.

See the WHO's definition of sexual health.

The mission of USSPF is governed by various legal frameworks [FR].


Reasons for consultation

Overview of the various services the USSPF provides.



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Activity reports

Activity report 2019 [FR] [pdf]
Activity report 2018 [FR] [pdf]
Activity report 2017 [FR] [pdf]
Activity report 2016 [FR] [pdf]
Activity report 2015 [FR] [pdf]
Activity report 2014 [FR] [pdf]
Activity report 2013 [FR] [pdf]
Activity report 2012 [FR] [pdf]

The couple

Becoming parents, staying a couple

The arrival of a child brings many changes to everyday life. It can cause upheavals to emotions, relationships and intimacy. A time of adjustment is needed to find the right balance and reconcile parenthood and married life.