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Uptake of family planning methods in health centre not far from Patna-a cause of concern

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Article published in “Eastern Cronicles” on 31st October 2013, titled: “Uptake of family planning methods in health centre not far from Patna (Bihar)-a cause of concern”. 
 
Khagaul Public Health Centre (13 km away from Patna town)  “It talks about lack of basic facilities in Khagaul PHC, including lack of beds for patients, operation theater, OT clothes for patients and staff, running water, etc. Women from the community using IUDs and contraceptive pills are facing complications, as a result of which they are not able to use any spacing methods with full trust on either the method or the service providers in the area”.
This article is just a snapshot of the dismal state of the public health system in India. The link to the article is shared below: