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 Ghana?
Yes, the implant is available at all reproductive health centres of hospitals and clinics, including the Korle Bu Hospital in Accra.
Do I need a prescription to buy an implant in Ghana?
No, you don’t need a prescription to buy an implant.
Is there any age restriction for accessing the implant in Ghana?
No, there’s no age restriction for accessing the implant.
How much does an implant cost in Ghana?
An implant can cost around 25 Ghanaian cedi.
What are the different implant brands available in Ghana?
The most widely available brands in Ghana are Bayer Os and MSD.
Who can I contact for more information about implants in Ghana?
Korle Bu Hospital’s Family Planning unit
+233 501 582 698
+233 0800 2 85 85
+233 556 489 090 (WhatsApp)