EC ever use among women of reproductive age: 0.9% (DHS 2009)
EC knowledge among women of reproductive age: 29.7 (DHS 2009)
Contraceptive Use: 62.9% (DHS 2009, ever use of a modern method among women of reproductive age)
Registered LNG-EC products:
- i-pill* - Available directly from pharmacist without prescription (i.e. BTC)
- Postinor-2* - 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.
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
Pricing information: The cost of ECPs range from Guy $1,000 (US $5) to Guy $2,500.
Other relevant information: Guyana's 2009 Essential Medicines List does not include EC.
EC distributed via IPPF outlets (<500 in 2012).