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Non-hormonal IUD In Uganda.

The 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.
Non-hormonal IUD In Uganda.

Is non-hormonal IUD widely available in Uganda?

Yes, the non-hormonal IUD is available at pharmacies, public hospitals and private clinics in Uganda. 

Do I need a prescription to buy a non-hormonal IUD in Uganda?

No, you don’t need a prescription to access a non-hormonal IUD in Uganda. 

Is there any age restriction for accessing non-hormonal IUD in Uganda?

Yes, medical eligibility is often restricted to women of reproductive age (15-49 years).


How much does a non-hormonal IUD cost in Uganda?

The non-hormonal IUD is available free of charge at public hospitals and health centres. At private healthcare facilities, the non-hormonal IUD costs between 4,500 to 50,000 Ugandan shillings.


What are the different non-hormonal IUD brands available in Uganda?

The most widely available brands in Uganda are Lydia Copper IUD and Copper T-380A.

Who can I contact for more information about non-hormonal IUD in Uganda?

To get more information about the non-hormonal IUD Uganda, contact COHERINET via their Aunt Kaki toll free helpline: 0800 247 247 (MTN) / 0800 347 347 (Airtel).
The Ministry of Health also runs a 24 hour toll free call centre that can be reached at 0800-100-066

What can I do in the case of an unplanned pregnancy?

Visit safe2choose.org to speak with an expert counselor about the safe abortion options available Uganda. Counselors can also be contacted via email at info@safe2choose.org or via live chat at safe2choose.org/abortion-counseling.