EC Status and Availability

Chad

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).

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