Reproductive health in India

  title={Reproductive health in India},
  author={Badri N. Saxena},
  journal={Advances in Contraception},
  • B. Saxena
  • Published 1 December 1996
  • Medicine
  • Advances in Contraception
While Indias National Family Welfare Programme has averted about 168 million births since its inception in 1951 Indias population has more than doubled since 1961. Simply meeting unmet demand for family planning (FP) will help India achieve its goal of replacement-level fertility however by increasing contraceptive prevalence from 41% to 60% of married women. In 1992 India began to incorporate a reproductive health perspective into its FP efforts. India must improve the accessibility and… 
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