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 Zambia?
Yes, emergency contraceptive pills are available at public and private clinics and pharmacies.
Do I need a prescription to buy emergency contraceptive pills in Zambia?
No, you don’t need a prescription to buy emergency contraceptive pills.
Is there any age restriction for accessing emergency contraceptive pills in Zambia?
No, there’s no age restriction for accessing emergency contraceptive pills.
How much does an emergency contraceptive pill cost in Zambia?
Emergency contraceptive pills can cost between 10 and 20 Zambian kwacha.
What are the different emergency contraceptive pill brands available in Zambia?
The most widely available brands in Zambia are Lenor 72, Pregnon, Revoke 72, Safe Pill, Today Pill and POSTPILL.
Who can I contact for more information about emergency contraceptive pills in Zambia?
Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia
Plot 4592/11, Nkanchibaya Road
Off Addis Ababa Drive, Rhodes Park
+260 211 256182
Marie Stopes Zambia
Plot 120 Kudu Road,
P.O Box 33739
Lusaka, Zambia – 10101
+260 211 268 732