Sterilization is a procedure, available for both females and males, that prevents pregnancy by either blocking the fallopian tubes or the vas deferens to obstruct the movement of eggs and sperm. You can read more about the method here.
Is sterilization widely available in Côte d’Ivoire?
No, sterilization service is not officially available in the country. Some do it secretly but that is illegal and harmful.
Who can I contact for more information about sterilization in Côte d’Ivoire?
Association Ivoirienne pour le Bien-Etre Familiale (AIBEF)
+225 21 21 80 80
Médecins du Monde (MdM)
+225 22 41 58 73
Association for the promotion of sexual health and empowerment of young people (AP2SAJ)
+225 03 43 60 52
Réseau Ivoirien des Jeunes contre le VIH/Sida et les autres pandémies (RIJES)
+225 07 82 58 49
Lydia Call Center
800 800 96
School and university health services (SSU)
+225 21 25 67 75