EC knowledge among women of reproductive age: 22.9% (DHS 2010)
Contraceptive Use: 11.0% (DHS 2010, ever use of any modern method among women of reproductive age)
Registered products: No pill products are registered
No EC product is registered, but importation is allowed through licensing: True
Where at least one type of ECP is available: Public sector clinics, IPPF-affiliated system
Age restrictions for accessing ECPs: No data available
Legal/regulatory documents in which EC is included: No data available
Other relevant information: EC distributed via IPPF outlets (<1,000 in 2012).
In Burundi, the lowest cadre of health workers allowed to sell/dispense ECPs in the public sector is auxiliary nurses, as of 2013. (USAID/DELIVER, Contraceptive Security Indicators, 2013)
In 2013, EC was procured by the government. No stock-outs were reported at the central level (JSI/Deliver data).
Burundi's Essential Medicines List does not include EC.