Efficacy, safety, cost: India’s decade-old debate on the cervical cancer vaccine erupts again

Adolescents' Sexual Health and Rights, Andra Pradesh, Gujarat, Issues, News, Quality of Care, States

The debate over the use of vaccines to prevent cervical cancer in India came to the fore again last week when the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare indicated that it was unlikely to include Human Papilloma Virus or HPV vaccines in the national immunisation programme. The health ministry’s decision ....
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Sex ratio at birth dips in 17 large states, Gujarat tops list

Gujarat, Haryana, Issues, News, Sex Selection, States

The western State records an alarming dip of 53 points; Haryana follows closely The sex ratio at birth (SRB) saw a decline in 17 out of 21 large states of the country, with Gujarat recording an alarming dip of 53 points, a report released by the Niti Aayog stated and stressed ....
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