Monthly Archives: April 2015

Assessing the Impact of Family Planning Advice on Unmet Need and Contraceptive Use among Currently Married Women in Uttar Pradesh, India

Use of family planning (FP) methods is the main strategy for prevention of unwanted pregnancies. It is estimated that almost 2,72,000 maternal deaths reported worldwide and 86,366 maternal deaths occurring in India every year could have been averted by the use of FP methods. It was in the early 1950s that FP programs were first introduced in…

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Prevalence of Myopia and Its Risk Factors in Urban School Children in Delhi

Myopia is a very common cause of visual impairment throughout the world. Though, the prevalence of myopia varies by country, age and ethnic group, it is a major cause of visual impairment in both the developed and the developing world. In East Asia the prevalence of myopia has been reported to be…

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