Medical practice

4D Ultrasound for sex determination

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Four-dimensional (4D) ultrasound (real-time volume sonography), a technology, started in developed world for encouraging  bonding of the parents with the fetus. It  is  widely been perceived to be  used for sex determination during pregnancy in India. 4D ultrasound or live 3D ultrasound provides  real lifelike foetal images in real time,  . It help doctors to see […]

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Medical Abortions in India : Need for a policy change

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In a study published in the prestigious journal,  Lancet Global Health, 2018, Kirti Iyengar and Kristina Gemzell Danielsson have called for need for overhaul of policy on contraception and abortion in India.  The problem estimate It points to the huge burden of unintended pregnancy in India as India’s family welfare programme has been sterilisation-focused and the contraceptive […]

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Mohalla Clinics in Delhi: Evolution and Prospects

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Mohalla clinics have been in the center of political and public discourse for quite some time. we are exploring its  evolution from  inception as a single clinic to its future prospects of shaping our health policy  to be inclusive and affordable for everyone. Introduction   (Mohalla in Hindi language means neighbourhood or community) First set up […]