An emergency contraceptive pill stops pregnancy before it starts. It is not the same as the abortion pill. It works up to 5 days (or 120 hours) after unprotected sex, depending on the type. You can read more about the method here.
Are emergency contraceptive pills widely available in Mali?
Yes, emergency contraceptive pills are available at pharmacies.
Do I need a prescription to buy emergency contraceptive pills in Mali?
No, you don’t need a prescription to buy emergency contraceptive pills.
Is there any age restriction for accessing emergency contraceptive pills in Mali?
No, there’s no age restriction for accessing emergency contraceptive pills, as long as you are of childbearing age.
How much does an emergency contraceptive pill cost in Mali?
Emergency contraceptive pills can cost around 1,000 West African CFA francs.
What are the different emergency contraceptive pill brands available in Mali?
We will be updating this information soon but in the meantime, take a look at Marie Stopes Mali, which provides emergency contraceptive pills in the country.
Who can I contact for more information about emergency contraceptive pills in Mali?
Association Malienne pour la Protection et la Promotion de la Famille
(+223) 20 22 44 94
Marie Stopes Mali
(+223) 71 25 88 09
(+223) 44 90 11 11