EC ever use among women of reproductive age: 59% (Estimates based on local survey among women seeking induced abortion and women visiting youth clinics, 2011.)
Registered LNG-EC products:
- NorLevo 1.5mg* - Available over the counter without having to go through a pharmacist
- Postinor 1.5* - Available over the counter without having to go through a pharmacist
Registered UPA-EC products:
- ellaOne* - 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: Public sector clinics, Pharmacies, Emergency room
Age restrictions for accessing ECPs: No
Legal/regulatory documents in which EC is included: National FP Norms, Essential Medicines List
Pricing information: LNG: € 17, as of 2013; UPA: € 25, as of 2013.