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Healthcare isn't completely free, even with PhilHealth's 'no balance billing (NBB) policy.' Here is the fine print: To qualify, one must be either an indigent, sponsored member, or 'kasambahay.' 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. In this regard, the use of contraception is considered as one of the most important trends in the rehabilitation of women in the process of complex treatment of genital prolapse.
Voluntary surgical contraception: a study on level of satisfaction.
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 2.5 children per family by 2000.
The demand for surgical contraception comes mainly from married women with low education and economic status.