A non-hormonal IUD is a small, T-shaped device made of plastic and copper. It is inserted into the uterus (womb). The device offers 3-12 years of protection, depending on the type and is 99% effective. You can read more about the method here.
Is non-hormonal IUD widely available in Ghana?
Yes, the non-hormonal IUD 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 a non-hormonal IUD in Ghana?
No, you don’t need a prescription to buy a non-hormonal IUD.
Is there any age restriction for accessing non-hormonal IUD in Ghana?
No, there’s no age restriction for accessing the non-hormonal IUD.
How much does a non-hormonal IUD cost in Ghana?
A non-hormonal IUD can cost around 25 Ghanaian cedi at Korle Bu Hospital. The price may be lower in polyclinics.
What are the different non-hormonal IUD brands available in Ghana?
The most widely available brand in Ghana is SMB.
Who can I contact for more information about non-hormonal IUD in Ghana?
Korle Bu Hospital’s Family Planning unit
+233 501 582 698
+233 0800 2 85 85
+233 556 489 090 (WhatsApp)