EC ever use among women of reproductive age: 2.3% (DHS 2008, among ever married women)
EC knowledge among women of reproductive age: 29.1% (DHS 2008, among ever married women)
Contraceptive Use: 76.9% (DHS 2008, ever use of a modern method among ever married women)
Registered UPA-EC products:
- ellaOne* - 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
Age restrictions for accessing ECPs: No
Legal/regulatory documents in which EC is included: National FP Norms
Pricing information: LNG: € 6,64, as of 2013.
Other relevant information: UPA EC is not yet available.