EC knowledge among women of reproductive age: 1.6% (DHS 2004)
Contraceptive Use: 4.8% (DHS 2004, ever use of any modern method among women of reproductive age)
Registered UPA-EC products:
- ellaOne* - Available directly from pharmacist without prescription (i.e. BTC)
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.
No EC product is registered, but importation is allowed through licensing: True
Where at least one type of ECP is available: 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: Chad's 2007 Essential Medicine List does not include EC. A product containing ulipristal acetate has been registered but is not yet on the market.
EC distributed via IPPF outlets (<500 in 2012).