Women to Benefit from Universal Coverage for Mifegymiso

Status of Women

September 22, 2017 8:39 AM

Government is supporting more choice for women by making Mifegymiso, commonly known as the abortion pill, available to Nova Scotia women at no cost.

Mifegymiso is a drug combination taken to medically terminate an early pregnancy of up to 49 days. Beginning in November, Nova Scotia women with a valid health card and prescription will be able to get the drug for free at pharmacies across the province. 

“We’re supporting more choice for women when it comes to their reproductive health,” said Kelly Regan, Minister responsible for the Status of Women. “This will ensure all Nova Scotia women have access to this option.”

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