Hormonal IUD is a small, T-shaped plastic device, which is placed inside the uterus (womb) and releases a progestogen hormone to prevent pregnancy. It lasts 3, 4 or 5 years, depending on the type and is 99% effective. You can read more about the method here.
Is the hormonal IUD widely available in Burkina Faso?
Yes, the hormonal IUD is available at clinics.
Do I need a prescription to buy a hormonal IUD in Burkina Faso?
No, you don’t need a prescription to buy a hormonal IUD.
Is there any age restriction for accessing the hormonal IUD in Burkina Faso?
No, there’s no age restriction for accessing the hormonal IUD.
How much does a hormonal IUD cost in Burkina Faso?
A hormonal IUD can cost around 5,000 West African CFA francs.
What are the different hormonal IUD brands available in Burkina Faso?
The most widely available brand in Burkina Faso is TCU 380.
Who can I contact for more information about hormonal IUD 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