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GUJARAT MODEL TO CHECK METERNAL MORTALITY RATE

Why in news? Recent advisory issued by the Union Health Ministry to States to adopt the Gujarat model of “non­interventional approach during the final stages of labour” as the best obstetric practice to deal with the high incidence of maternal mortality rate. What is it? Obstetricians say the advisory runs contrary to WHO recommendations and… Continue reading GUJARAT MODEL TO CHECK METERNAL MORTALITY RATE

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Menstrual Hygiene

Menstrual hygiene continues to be amongst the most challenging developmental issues that women face today, especially in the developing countries like India, the mindsets, customs and institutional biases prevent women from getting the menstrual health care they need. Menstruation is a natural and healthy biological process for women, in spite of this, it is still considered a taboo… Continue reading Menstrual Hygiene

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Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019

This article is significant for GS Paper - 2 Issues Arising Out of Design & Implementation of Policies Issues Related to Women The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019 was introduced in the Lok Sabha with to facilitate altruistic surrogacy in the country. The government claims that regulating surrogacy will put an end to rampant commercialisation of the… Continue reading Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019