The family planning injection in Zambia

A birth control injection is a shot taken every 1, 2 or 3 months, depending on the type. This prevents the ovaries from releasing eggs and also thickens the cervical mucus to stop sperm from getting to the egg. You can read more about the method here.
The family planning injection in Zambia

Is birth control injection widely available in Zambia?

Yes, birth control injection is available at public and private clinics and pharmacies.

Do I need a prescription to buy a birth control injection in Zambia?

No, you don’t need a prescription to buy a birth control injection.

Is there any age restriction for accessing the birth control injection in Zambia?

No, there’s no age restriction for accessing the birth control injection.

How much does birth control injection cost in Zambia?

A birth control injection can cost around 70 Zambian kwacha.

What are the different birth control injection brands available in Zambia?

The most widely available brands in Zambia are Depo-Provera, Noristerat and DMPA_IM.

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,

Kabulonga

P.O Box 33739

Lusaka, Zambia – 10101

+260 211 268 732

[email protected]