Unfortunately, there are no government subsidy or reimbursement schemes for contraception in Malta, which means that most women have to pay for a hormone IUD out of their own pocket. The device itself can cost up to 200 Euro, and doctor and clinic fees usually increase the total expense to about 300 Euro.
If you suffer from heavy periods, you may be able to get a hormone IUD inserted for free on the national health service, but in most cases you will still have to pay for the device yourself. If you think you might be eligible, see your GP for a referral.
If you cannot afford to pay for the hormone IUD, the charity Women for Women Foundation may be able to help you by funding some of the costs. You can contact them online on their website or by calling 99004440.
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