ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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FAMILY PLANNING-Hormonal Methods of Contraception-Government Indifferent to Dangers

Hormonal Methods of Contraception Government Indifferent to Dangers Padma Prakash DESPITE the ongoing world-wide controversy on injectable contraceptives (ICs) the government is blithely going ahead with its plans for introducing ICs into the family planning programme without adequate proof of their safety or even efficacy. ICs are being offered to women through the programme as one of several spacing methods. Moreover, several other long-acting contraceptives are under trial and at least two of these, both hormonal contraceptive implants, are being trial-tested through the programme.

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