Pamphlets

Safe Institutional Delivery: Frequently-Asked Questions


Year: 2011
Intended Audience: ANMs, ASHAs, other health providers, women and men with high school education, public health advocates.
Language: Hindi
Key Message(s): A multi-colour four page brochure describing safe institutional delivery practices and answers to frequently-asked questions in regards to labour and delivery. It outlines many proper and safe techniques for each stage of labour to ensure the safety of both the mother and the newborn.

 

 

 

 

“Modern abortion techniques: safer, simpler and less expensive”

Year: 2010
Intended audience: Women and men with high school education, abortion providers, public health advocates, managers and policy makers.
Language: Hindi
Key message(s): A multi-colour four page brochure describing the modern techniques of abortion i.e. medical abortion and vacuum aspiration, which are safer, simpler and less expensive It informs about the advantages of the modern techniques over the older technique of dilatation & curettage (D&C).
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“Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act (MTP Act)”

Year: 2010
Intended audience: Women and men with high school education, abortion providers, public health advocates, managers and policy makers.
Language: Hindi
Key message(s): A multi-colour four page brochure that covers the salient features of India’s Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, which gives women access to safe abortion under certain circumstances. It touches on issues such as where safe abortion services can be accessed, registration of facilities, consent of women, confidentiality etc.
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Set of 100 brochures is available at Rs.325
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“Safe Abortion: Women’s health and rights issue”

Year: 2009
Intended audience: Public health advocates, managers and policy makers
Language: English
Key message(s): Safe abortion is a woman’s right but social and cultural factors impede her access to safe abortion services. The pamphlet discusses the abortion situation in India, women’s reasons for seeking abortion, the large unmet need for safe abortion services particularly in rural areas and calls for action to uphold women right to safe abortion services.
Developed by CommonHealth in partnership with ARTH, CHSJ and Sahaj
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“Frequently asked questions about safe abortion”

Year: 2009
Intended audience: Public health advocates, managers and policy makers
Language: English
Key message(s): The pamphlet answers questions like what is abortion, types and methods of abortions, safe abortion services, effect of abortion on future pregnancies, post abortion contraception.
Developed by CommonHealth in partnership with ARTH, CHSJ and Sahaj
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“The cost of abortion in India”

Year: 2009
Intended audience: Public health advocates, managers and policy makers
Language: English
Key message(s): Factors known to affect costs of abortion in India, (for example unmarried girls and rural women have to pay more if they need an abortion, surgical methods are likely to cost more than medical methods) and suggestions to regulate costs of abortion.
Developed by CommonHealth in partnership with ARTH, CHSJ and Sahaj
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“India’s declining female sex ratio: sex selective abortions and other reasons”

Year: 2009
Intended audience: Public health advocates, managers and policy makers
Language: English
Key message(s): Factors that influence the sex ratio of a population. The pamphlet examines the extent to which sex-selective abortion may be contributing to the declining sex ratio in India, and argues that restricting access to abortion services is not the answer to stopping the decline in female sex-ratio.
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“Treatment for TB is free of cost”

Year: 2004
Intended audience: Rural women and men with basic literacy
Language: Hindi
Key message(s): How t o recognize TB & to comply with treatment.

 

 

 

“Have you planned for the upcoming delivery in your family”

Year: 2003
Intended audience: Rural women and men with basic literacy
Language: Hindi
Key message(s): Importance of antenatal care and delivery by skilled nurse midwife

 

 

 

“Avoid unsafe abortion”

Year: 2002
Intended audience: Rural women and men with basic literacy
Language: Mewari (local dialect)
Key message(s): Dangers of unsafe abortion; safe abortion services provided at ARTH health centre

 

 

 

“I have missed a period. I am worried.”

Year: 2001
Intended audience: Rural women and men with basic literacy
Language: Mewari (local dialect)
Key message(s): Safe abortion services provided at ARTH health centre

 

 

 

My child is wasting away. What can I do”?

Year: 2001
Intended audience: Rural women and men with basic literacy
Language: Mewari (local dialect)
Key message(s): Recognising and treating malnourished children

 

 

 

“Ensure safe delivery for the women of your village”

Year: 2000
Intended audience: Rural women and men with basic literacy
Language: Mewari (local dialect)
Key message(s): Safe delivery services provided by ARTH’s nurse midwives

 

 

 

“How many children? The choice is entirely yours.”

Year: 1999
Intended audience: Rural women and men with basic literacy
Language: Hindi
Key message(s): The ten-year Copper-T as a long term reversible limiting method of contraception