1.||Heinous histories collide|
Heinous Histories collide: Down but not Out. By, Diepiriye S. Kuku-Siemons Thalidomide was sold in the 1950s as a sleep aid and as relief for morning sickness associated with pregnancy. Originally manufactured by Grnenthal in northwest Germany, the drug was sold in over 50 countries worldwide. Usage ...
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2.||Reducing Maternal Mortality|
Problem: Maternal Mortality
Solution: Empowering women to exercise their right to choose
Diepiriye. S. Kuku-Siemons
A recent UNFPA study on global population trends (State of World Population, 2005) stated that 25% of the world's ...
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3.||I made the choice|
On a hot afternoon in early September, we made our way to the clinic of Dr. Renu Singh Gehlot, a practicing gynaecologist, located at Panki Road, Kalyanpur, on the outskirts of Kanpur, close to the famed Indian Institute ...
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4.||The DMPA Advantage|
1. How will this work in the Indian scenario, especially as women's groups are strongly against DMPA and other hormonal methods citing dangerous, adverse side effects on women. Also, what impact could this have on HIV/STI infection possibilities?
A. The majority of Indian women still have little or no ...
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5.||Planning it right-Spacing revised|
Spacing - The key to better health for you and your family
Today's urban woman is increasingly taking charge of her own destiny. She is competent in her workplace and runs her home with efficiency. The week goes by in a whirl ...
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6.||WHO reaffirms DMPA safety|
WHO reaffirms DMPA's safety!
By Diepiriye S. Kuku, MPH
More than 16 million women worldwide use DMPA (Depot Medroxy Progesterone Acetate) which is the third most prevalent form of reversible contraception.
DMPA has been one of the most extensively researched drugs with an accumulated clinical ...
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