EC Status and Availability

Haiti

EC ever use among women of reproductive age: 0.3% (DHS 2005-06)

EC knowledge among women of reproductive age: 19.3% (DHS 2012)

Contraceptive Use: 42.6% (DHS 2005-06, ever use of a 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: Essential Medicines List

Other relevant information: Haiti's 2003-2008 National Strategic Plan for Health does not include EC.

EC distributed via IPPF outlets (1,000 - 5,000 in 2012).

In Haiti, the lowest cadre of health workers allowed to sell/dispense ECPs in the public sector is community health workers. The lowest cadre of health workers allowed to sell/dispense ECPs in the private sector is auxiliary nurses. (Data 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).

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