EC knowledge among women of reproductive age: 23.0% (DHS 2010)
Contraceptive Use: 25.2% (DHS 2010, ever use of a modern method among women of reproductive age)
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: No data available
Age restrictions for accessing ECPs: No data available
Legal/regulatory documents in which EC is included: Essential Medicines List, Post-rape care guidelines
Other relevant information: In Rwanda, the lowest cadre of health workers allowed to sell/dispense ECPs in the private sector is nurses, as of 2013. (USAID/DELIVER, Contraceptive Security Indicators, 2013)
In 2013, EC was not procured by the government (JSI/Deliver data).
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