A birth control injection is a shot taken every 1, 2 or 3 months, depending on the type. This prevents the ovaries from releasing eggs and also thickens the cervical mucus to stop sperm from getting to the egg. You can read more about the method here.
Is birth control injection widely available in Burkina Faso?
Yes, birth control injection is available at public and private clinics and hospitals.
Do I need a prescription to buy a birth control injection in Burkina Faso?
No, you don’t need a prescription to buy a birth control injection.
Is there any age restriction for accessing the birth control injection in Burkina Faso?
No, there’s no age restriction for accessing the birth control injection.
How much does birth control injection cost in Burkina Faso?
A birth control injection is available free of charge at public health centers and can cost around 2,500 West African CFA francs at private clinics and hospitals.
What are the different birth control injection brands available in Burkina Faso?
The most widely available brands in Burkina Faso are Depo-Provera and Triclofem.
Who can I contact for more information about birth control injection 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