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This is a comprehensive guidelines for effective implementation of the PC and PNDT Act. These guidelines have been put together by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare along with the United Nations Population Fund detailing the Act and the Rules in the form of these Standard Operating Guidelines (SOGs).
 

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This communication guide systematically reviews and assesses gaps and challenges in existing communication approaches, and recommends alternative strategies based on a rigorous pre-testing of messaging tracks at the community
 

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Family planning is at the heart our mission. UNFPA is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. UNFPA supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to reduce poverty and to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person’s potential is fulfilled.

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As members of a profession which has a privileged status and has bestowed on us a position of honour, it is our ethical responsibility to ensure that no one from our profession indulges in unethical and unlawful practices. The Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act 1994– and its subsequent amendment in 2003 as the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act (PC & PNDT Act) were not brought into force because common people were resorting to sex selection, but because the medical fraternity made it possible and easy for them to do so. 
 

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Checklist to monitor ultrasound clinics
 

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UNFPA India Country Plan 6 2003-2007

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This pamphlet is for promoting the rights of women to the enjoyment of highest attainable standards of health, mental and social well-being.

 

 

 

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With a view to accelerate the reduction in maternal mortality, Government of India initiated a scheme called Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) in 2005 under its National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). The scheme aims at reducing maternal and new born mortality rate by promoting institutional delivery for which financial incentives are provided to mothers who deliver in a health facility. On the request of the Government of India, UNFPA commissioned this concurent evaluation study of JSY in five high focus states of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

 

 

 

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The pre-conception and pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of sex Selection) Act, 1994 is both prohibitory and regulatory in nature

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This leafl et is a result of interactions between many doctors and senior IMA members who have openly shared their ideas and views regarding pre-natal sex selection. It is an attempt to respond to the dilemmas faced by doctors in their day-to-day practice in dealing with this issue, dilemmas which are not only real but also complex. There is a common concern about how to communicate when faced with questions from clients and peers. The responses given below are not ‘right answers’ but an eff ort to aid the process of resolving dilemmas and confl icts; of enhancing communication with clients and the medical fraternity. The responses rely on the provisions of the law and the concepts of equality and non-discrimination

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