EC knowledge among women of reproductive age: 31.5% (DHS 2009-10)
Contraceptive Use: 34.9% (DHS 2009-10, ever use of a modern method among women of reproductive age)
Registered LNG-EC products:
- NorLevo 0.75 mg* - 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
Age restrictions for accessing ECPs: No data available
Legal/regulatory documents in which EC is included: No data available
Other relevant information: Lesotho's 2005 Essential Medicines List does not include EC.
EC distributed via IPPF outlets (500 - 1,000 in 2012).