Distribution of Study Participants on Family Planning Practicing Measures Frequency (Percentage) Practice of permanent methods (N=235) Nil 101 (43%) Tubectomy
130 (55%) Vasectomy 4(2%) Practice of temporary methods (N=101) N=101 Nil 63(62%) Condom 13(12%) Oral pills 25(24%) FIG 1: Place of Delivery Institutional delivery 95% Home delivery 5% private hospital 66% Govt hospital 29% Note: Table made from pie chart.
The warrant of arrest was issued by the state vigilance court on Friday after the audit report of the State Health Society revealed payments were made for fake tubectomy
operations, widely known as "womb scam".
The research units were divided into two groups including individuals who had used tubectomy
method and those who had used other contraceptive methods.
Sterilisation camps are sometimes organised to carry out mass vasectomy or tubectomy
and authorities in several states have also offered incentives for couples volunteering for sterilisation.
According to this scheme, women undergoing tubectomy
were eligible to receive 300 rupees (Rs.) and men undergoing vasectomy were eligible to get Rs.
Led by a very vocal older woman, these women specifically noted that because tubectomy
was easily available in Puttalam, women often had the operation after a couple of children.
For example, failure of tubectomy
has been known to take place.
The obstetric needs of the women we documented were neglected because doctors accorded higher priority to outpatient care, pulse polio campaigns, tubectomy
camps and administrative meetings.
In general, the adolescents of both the groups (barring 4 of the rural boys) were aware of the practice of different reversible and irreversible methods of family planning such as the use of condoms (PU 94.54%, R 78.84%), administration of oral pills (PU 85.45% and R 55.76%), practice of withdrawal (PU 41.81% and R 41.07%), vasectomy (PU 16.36% and R 3.84%) and tubectomy
(PU 20.0% and R 26.92%).
Types of Surgeries causing Ventral Hernia Frequency Percentage Appendicectomy 01 3.57 Hysterectomy 08 28.57 Laparotomy 07 25 LSCS 07 28 Tubectomy
05 17.86 Total 28 100 Table 12.