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:
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About coalitiontcn

The Coalition on Two Child Norm and Coercive Population Policies is a group of individuals and organisations interested in addressing the issue of coercive population policies pushed by different states in India, especially the Two Child Norm (TCN). The recent examples of attempts to impose the TCN have come from states like Kerala, Maharashtra, Bihar. Activists including organisations and individuals from various states have expressed interest in a need for a Coalition that will anchor advocacy with the state governments to (a) prevent them from implementing the norm where it is not yet implemented but proposals towards the same have been expressed in public (b) advocate for removal of TCN through and build evidence to highlight its negative implications in states where it is already implemented. The Coalition is hosted at Centre for Health and Social Justice (CHSJ, New Delhi).

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