surgical contraception


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Noun1.surgical contraception - contraception by surgical sterilization
tubal ligation - a sterilization procedure with women; both Fallopian tubes are tied in two places and the tubes removed in between the ligations
sterilisation, sterilization - the act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce)
vasectomy - surgical procedure that removes all or part of the vas deferens (usually as a means of sterilization); is sometimes reversible
contraception, contraceptive method - birth control by the use of devices (diaphragm or intrauterine device or condom) or drugs or surgery
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It covers all case rates (a specific amount allotted per disease/condition), including leptospirosis, TB, outpatient malaria, animal bite, voluntary surgical contraception, HIV-AIDS, SARS, avian flu, and IUD insertion.
Emphasis on opting for contraceptives, instead of allowing surgical contraception, should also be encouraged.
These sterilisations were carried out under a programme called the Voluntary Surgical Contraception Programme, under which doctors were given monthly sterilisation quotas to fill.
Thus, women operated on for prolapse of the vaginal walls need to be informed and make a choice about their reproductive goals, ie they need the highly effective methods of contraception, such as voluntary surgical contraception.
The family-planning program promoted by the Fujimori administration, which included voluntary surgical contraception (Anticoncepcion Quirugica Voluntario, AQV), was part of the national population law (Lay Nacional de Poblacion) aimed at reducing the birth rate to 2.
The demand for surgical contraception comes mainly from married women with low education and economic status.
Similarly, Lyn Turney discusses the politics of language in surgical contraception, where "internal mutilation" of a woman's reproductive organs is euphemized in medical jargon as "a simple procedure.