Navigation Links
Delhi Accounts for 23,000 Female Fetus Abortions Last Year

Around 23,000 female foetuses were aborted in the capital last year with, experts said Wednesday. //

"Whereas Denmark had 23,000 births in 2005, the same number of female foetuses were aborted in Delhi alone," said Puneet Bedi, a leading medicine expert, quoting records of the Delhi government.

"In a recent audit on ultrasound clinics based on three months data, we found that only 700 out of the registered 1,800 ultrasound clinics in Delhi are submitting monthly reports mandated under the PNDT (Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques) Act," Bedi told IANS.

He was talking in a conference on prenatal sex selection organised by the Delhi government, Delhi Commission of Women (DCW) and a number of UN-based bodies here.

DCW chairman Kiran Walia said female foeticide is genocide and to increase conviction, "such cases should be handled by special fast track courts".

Walia said portable ultrasound machines were playing a major role in these cases and PNDT authorities should regulate their use in Delhi.

Expressing helplessness of her department, Rashmi Singh, joint director of social welfare said it should be monitored on a monthly basis by the principal secretary and there should be a bi-annual review by the chief minister.

R.Chand, director (PNDT) in the ministry of health and family welfare informed that the Central Supervisory Board is reviewing a complaint seeking limited use of portable ultrasound machines. An action may be taken in August this year.

(Source: IANS News)
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Hospital asked to Compensate Victim – Judgment by Delhi High Cour
2. Sharp Increase Of The Deadly Diseases In Delhi
3. Delhi Hospital Opens Up Avenues For Computer-Aided Knee Replacement
4. Dengue in Delhi – 26 Cases reported and 3 dea
5. Dengue fever in Delhi after the Monsoon
6. Delhi Government To Interlink All Major Hospitals Through e-Governance
7. Need for Psychotherapy for Delhi Blast Victims
8. British Scientists Doubt Delhi Doctor’s Stem Cell Claim
9. Wockhardt Group Plans Hospital In Delhi By End-2007
10. Delhi To Host International Women’s Congress From Nov 2
11. Good Response from Pregnant Women in Delhi for Free ART Therapy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... Quality metrics are proliferating ... many ways they remain in the eye of the beholder, according to experts who ... of The American Journal of Managed Care. For the full issue, click here ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements ... was developed to enhance the health of felines. The formula is all-natural and is ... herbs in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... D.C. (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... discuss health policy issues and applications at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, ... their work on several important health care topics including advance care planning, healthcare ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX users can easily ... of Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over 1,300 hand-drawn pictures ... . Simply select a ProHand generator and drag it above media or text in ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) , ... June 25, ... ... to helping both athletes and non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented ... for the Oklahoma City area —Johnson is one of the first doctors to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016   Bay ... Rehabilitation Network,s Dean Center for Tick Borne ... Medicine and Rehabilitation, MIT Hacking Medicine, University of ... Innovation, today announced the five finalists of ... Lyme disease.  More than 100 scientists, clinicians, researchers, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 ... the "Structural Electronics 2015-2025: Applications, Technologies, Forecasts" ... In-Mold Electronics, Smart Skin, Structural ... Structural electronics involves electronic and/or ... protective structures, replacing dumb structures such as vehicle ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 Dehaier Medical Systems ... "Company"), which develops, markets and sells medical devices and ... , signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Hongyuan Supply ... Supply Chain") on June 20, 2016, to develop Dehaier,s ... strategic cooperation agreement, Dehaier will leverage Hongyuan Supply Chain,s ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: