Oral contraceptive sales in Singapore at four-year-high in 2020

The rise of telemedicine services during the pandemic has granted easier access to birth control for women.
The rise of telemedicine services during the pandemic has granted easier access to birth control for women.PHOTO: UNSPLASH

SINGAPORE - Sales of emergency contraception pills and long-term oral contraception were at a four-year high in Singapore last year, according to data from IQVIA, a global life sciences analytics and clinical research services provider.

Figures seen by The Straits Times showed that 17,275 boxes of emergency contraception were purchased here in 2020, up from 11,952 the year before.

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