An emergency contraceptive pill stops pregnancy before it starts. It is not the same as the abortion pill. It works up to 5 days (or 120 hours) after unprotected sex, depending on the type. You can read more about the method here.
Are emergency contraceptive pills widely available in Burkina Faso?
Yes, emergency contraceptive pills are available at public and private clinics and pharmacies.
Do I need a prescription to buy emergency contraceptive pills in Burkina Faso?
No, you don’t need a prescription to buy emergency contraceptive pills.
Is there any age restriction for accessing emergency contraceptive pills in Burkina Faso?
No, there’s no age restriction for accessing emergency contraceptive pills.
How much does an emergency contraceptive pill cost in Burkina Faso?
Emergency contraceptive pills can cost between 2,000 and 4,000 West African CFA francs.
What are the different emergency contraceptive pill brands available in Burkina Faso?
The most widely available brands in Burkina Faso are Norlevo, Levo BD and Levopreg.
Who can I contact for more information about emergency contraceptive pills in Burkina Faso?
Association Burkinabe pour le Bien Etre Familial
+226 25 31 05 98/25 31 75 10
Marie Stopes Burkina – Patte-d’oie clinic (Ouagadougou)
Boulevard des Tansoba Reongo opposite the Patte d’Oie bus station
+226 25 38 08 91
Marie Stopes Burkina – Bobo-Dioulasso clinic
Next to the SONAPOST bobo KOKO, on the edge of the boulevard, in the city AN II
+226 20 98 45 45
Marie Stopes Burkina – Koudougou clinic
On national road 14 in sector 4, west of the SHELL bus station
+226 25 44 09 19