EC ever use among women of reproductive age: 0.1% (DHS 2008, among currently married women)
EC knowledge among women of reproductive age: 5.6% (DHS 2008, among currently married women)
Contraceptive Use: 79.4% (DHS 2008, ever use among currently married women)
Registered LNG-EC products:
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: Pharmacies, IPPF-affiliated system, Social marketing programs (eg PSI, DKT, MSI and PSIA)
Age restrictions for accessing ECPs: No data available
Legal/regulatory documents in which EC is included: No data available
Other relevant information: Egypt's 2006 Essential Medicines List does not include EC.
EC distributed via IPPF outlets (<500 in 2012).