Birth control pills are tablets with a dose of hormones which prevent pregnancy. They are easy to swallow, are 99-91% effective and can have many positive side effects. You can read more about the method here.
Are birth control pills widely available in Ghana?
Yes, birth control pills are available at all reproductive health centres of hospitals and clinics, including the Korle Bu Hospital in Accra.
Do I need a prescription to buy birth control pills in Ghana?
No, you don’t need a prescription to buy birth control pills, except if you are using them to correct your menstrual cycle and for other non-contraceptive reasons.
Is there any age restriction for accessing the birth control pills in Ghana?
No, there’s no age restriction for accessing birth control pills.
How much do birth control pills cost in Ghana?
Birth control pills can cost around 10 Ghanaian cedi for 3 cycles.
What are the different birth control pill brands available in Ghana?
The most widely available brands in Ghana are Bayer Os and DKT.
Who can I contact for more information about birth control pills in Ghana?
050 166 1660 (WhatsApp)