An implant is a small plastic rod or capsule that is inserted under the skin of the upper arm. It is an easy, discreet, incredibly effective, long-lasting, and reversible method, which can last up to 3, 4 or 5 years, depending on the type. You can read more about the method here.
Is the implant widely available in Burkina Faso?
Yes, the implant is available at public and private clinics and hospitals.
Do I need a prescription to buy an implant in Burkina Faso?
No, you don’t need a prescription to buy an implant.
Is there any age restriction for accessing the implant in Burkina Faso?
No, there’s no age restriction for accessing the implant.
How much does an implant cost in Burkina Faso?
The implant is available free of charge at public health centers and can cost around 4,000 West African CFA francs at private clinics and hospitals.
What are the different implant brands available in Burkina Faso?
The most widely available brand in Burkina Faso is Norplan.
Who can I contact for more information about implants 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