Emergency Contraception in Brazil: Exploring the Journey of the Medication and Current Availability

@inproceedings{Tavares2017EmergencyCI,
  title={Emergency Contraception in Brazil: Exploring the Journey of the Medication and Current Availability},
  author={R. Tavares and Mar{\'i}lia Ribeiro de Paula},
  year={2017}
}
  • R. Tavares, Marília Ribeiro de Paula
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Introduction: Dedicated progestin-only emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) have been available with a prescription in Brazil since 1999. However, utilization of emergency contraception has been limited. We conducted a mystery client study at retail pharmacies in three regions to assess current availability. Methods: Using a predetermined client profile, we approached a random sample of chain and independent pharmacies in urban areas in the southeastern, northeastern and central-west regions… CONTINUE READING

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