The Contraceptive Implant in Zambia

An implant is a small plastic rod or capsule that is inserted under the skin of the upper arm. It is an easy, discreet, incredibly effective, long-lasting, and reversible method, which can last up to 3, 4 or 5 years, depending on the type. You can read more about the method here.
The Contraceptive Implant in Zambia

Is the implant widely available in Zambia?

Yes, the implant is available at public and private clinics and pharmacies.

Do I need a prescription to buy an implant in Zambia?

No, you don’t need a prescription to buy an implant.

Is there any age restriction for accessing the implant in Zambia?

No, there’s no age restriction for accessing the implant.

How much does an implant cost in Zambia?

The implant is available free of charge at government facilities but the insertion can cost 110 Zambian kwacha. We will add the information about prices at private clinics and pharmacies soon.

What are the different implant brands available in Zambia?

The most widely available brands in Zambia are Jadelle and Levoplant.

Who can I contact for more information in Zambia?

Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia

Plot 4592/11, Nkanchibaya Road

Off Addis Ababa Drive, Rhodes Park

Lusaka, Zambia

+260 211 256182

[email protected]

Marie Stopes Zambia

Plot 120 Kudu Road,


P.O Box 33739

Lusaka, Zambia – 10101

+260 211 268 732

[email protected]