EC Status and Availability

Bolivia

EC ever use among women of reproductive age: 1.6% (DHS 2008)

EC knowledge among women of reproductive age: 28.3% (DHS 2008)

Contraceptive Use: 47.5% (DHS 2008, ever use of any modern method among women of reproductive age)

Registered LNG-EC products:

  • Glanique - Available only with prescription
  • Glanique 1 - Available only with prescription
  • Imediat N - Available only with prescription
  • Impreviat - Available only with prescription
  • Pilem - Available only with prescription
  • Postinor 1* - Available only with prescription
  • Postinor-2* - Available only with prescription
  • Pregnon - Available only with prescription
  • Tace - Available only with prescription

Registered UPA-EC products:

  • ellaOne* - Available only with prescription
  • UPRIS* - Available only with prescription

Products marked with * have been approved by a stringent regulatory authority, such as the WHO Prequalification Programme, the US Food and Drug Administration, the European Medicines Agency, or other.

Where at least one type of ECP is available: Public sector clinics, Private clinics, Pharmacies, IPPF-affiliated system, Social marketing programs (eg PSI, DKT, MSI and PSIA)

Age restrictions for accessing ECPs: No

Legal history, developments, and/or challenges: The law allows conscientious objection, but it does not ensure health service to the patient.

Legal/regulatory documents in which EC is included: National FP Norms, Essential Medicines List, Post-rape care guidelines

Pricing information: LNG Products: $8.00 (55.50 Bolivianos), as of June 2014
UPA Products: $15.00 (102 Bolivianos), as of June 2014

Other relevant information: EC distributed via IPPF outlets (<1,000 in 2012).

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