EC Status and Availability


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: Public sector clinics, IPPF-affiliated system

Age restrictions for accessing ECPs: No

Legal/regulatory documents in which EC is included: National FP Norms

Other relevant information: ECPs are provided in the public health system, at least in cases of rape.

LNG EC is included in Panama's Contraceptive Technical Norms (

EC distributed via IPPF outlets (<500 in 2012).

Our country-by-country information comes from numerous sources, including partners from around the world. We have made every effort to ensure that the information included here is correct, but EC availability and policies can change quickly. We welcome your additions and/or corrections

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