Birth control pills are tablets with a dose of hormones which prevent pregnancy. They are easy to swallow, are 99-91% effective and can have many positive side effects. You can read more about the method here.
Are birth control pills widely available in Zambia?
Yes, birth control pills are available at public and private clinics and pharmacies.
Do I need a prescription to buy birth control pills in Zambia?
No, you don’t need a prescription to buy birth control pills.
Is there any age restriction for accessing the birth control pills in Zambia?
No, there’s no age restriction for accessing birth control pills.
How much do birth control pills cost in Zambia?
Birth control pills can cost between 15 to 170 Zambian kwacha, depending on the brand.
What are the different birth control pill brands available in Zambia?
The most widely available brands in Zambia are Diane 35, Safe Plan, Microgynon, and Oraclon.
Who can I contact for more information about birth control 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