Reproductive health


The reproductive processes, functions and system at all stages of life under safe and legal conditions, childbearing, modern contraception, sexually transmitted diseases and female genital mutilation.

Alternative labels

functions of reproductive processes
health-related aspects of the reproductive system

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Reproductive health is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Family planning counsellor: Family planning counsellors provide support and counselling to adults and adolescents on issues such as reproduction, contraceptive methods, pregnancy or termination of pregnancy, in compliance with the legislation and practices. They also provide information about maintaining optimum health practices, sexual disease prevention and treatment recommendation referrals, working in collaboration with the professional doctors.

Optional knowledge

Reproductive health is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Social counsellor: Social counsellors provide support and guidance to individuals in the social work area, to help them solve specific problems in their personal life. It involves addressing personal and relationship issues, dealing with inner conflicts, crisis moments such as depression and addiction, in an attempt to empower individuals to achieve change and improve their life quality.




  1. Reproductive health – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022