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Engaging men can help transform nutrition and family planning in rural India

In India, men and women receive health information in isolation. A six-month learning pilot in Bihar challenged this, with promising outcomes

Household health programmes delivered by couples to couples signal that achieving a family’s health goal is a shared responsibility(Representative Image - Pratham Gokhale / HT Photo)
Published on Sep 02, 2023 10:58 AM IST

Breakthrough: CDRI unveils enhanced 90’s contraceptive ‘Saheli’ with minimal chemicals

Decade-long research yields fruitful results as CDRI’s reimagined contraceptive ‘Levormeloxifene’ gains DCGI approval for clinical trials

CSIR-CDRI director Radha Rangarajan. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 12, 2023 09:40 PM IST
ByAakash Ghosh

We're worried about population explosion. So let's talk brass tacks

A simple indicator of Indian men's involvement in family planning is male sterilisation numbers. What explains the abysmal numbers?

The decline in male sterilization or vasectomy, subsequently, was dramatic and, as it has been so far the case, irreversible.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 27, 2023 10:21 AM IST

To help girls, focus on oversight, social evils

Haryana's sex ratio at birth declines and monitoring lapses and prejudice against girl children are key issues. Efforts against social evils must not be paused.

The January to June cumulative SRB of Haryana has come down to 906 female births per 1,000 males from 917 in December 2022. (HT File)
Published on Jul 24, 2023 08:36 AM IST
ByHT Editorial

World Population Day campaign from 27th June

It will be observed in two phases across the country, from June 27 to July 10 as mobilisation fortnight and from July 11 to July 24 as population stabilisation fortnight, with a focus on awareness of masses

Special focus will be laid on providing family planning methods like Intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) insertion, oral pills, condoms, tubectomy, vasectomy etc. (HT Files)
Updated on Jun 26, 2023 01:53 AM IST
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