EC ever use among women of reproductive age: 0.2% (DHS 2004-05)
EC knowledge among women of reproductive age: 11.8% (DHS 2010)
Contraceptive Use: 23.6% (DHS 2010, ever use of a modern method among women of reproductive age)
Registered LNG-EC products:
- P2 - Available only with prescription
- Pill 72* - Available only with prescription
- Revoke 1.5* - Available only with prescription
- Revoke 72* - Available only with prescription
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: Essential Medicines List, Post-rape care guidelines
Pricing information: The price of EC in the private sector is $5.00.
Other relevant information: The 2007 Tanzanian Essential Medicines List provides information about the Yuzpe method of emergency contraception using combined oral contraceptives.
EC distributed via IPPF outlets (500 - 1,000 in 2012).
In 2013, EC was not procured by the government (JSI/Deliver data).
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