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Hormonal IUD in Zimbabwe

A hormonal IUD is a small, T-shaped plastic device that is placed inside the uterus (womb) and releases a progestogen hormone to prevent pregnancy. It lasts three, four, or five years, depending on the type, and is 99% effective.
Hormonal IUD in Zimbabwe

Is the hormonal IUD widely available in Zimbabwe?

Yes, the hormonal IUD is available at clinics, gynecology centers, and the offices of Population Services Zimbabwe.

Do I need a prescription to buy a hormonal IUD in Zimbabwe?

No, you don’t need a prescription to buy a hormonal IUD.

Is there an age restriction for accessing the hormonal IUD in Zimbabwe?

If you are under the age of 16, you need parental consent to access the hormonal IUD.

How much does a hormonal IUD cost in Zimbabwe?

A hormonal IUD can cost around 15 to 45 Zimbabwean dollars.

What are the different hormonal IUD brands available in Zimbabwe?

The most widely available brand in Zimbabwe is Mirena.
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Who can I contact for more information about the hormonal IUD in Zimbabwe?

For more information on this or any other contraceptive method, you can contact Population Services Zimbabwe (and their Blue Star social franchise). WhatsApp: +263 772145222. Toll free: +263 808 0019.

Where can I read more about this method?

If you want more information about the hormonal IUD, click here.

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

Visit safe2choose.org to speak with an expert counselor about the abortion options available in this country. Counselors can also be contacted via email (write to info@safe2choose.org) or via live chat at safe2choose.org/abortion-counseling.