Reproductive Health – Notes
Reproductive Health Strategies of India
Reproductive health refers to the total well-being of the following aspects of reproduction:
India was one of the first countries in the world to initiate action plans at the national level that aimed at a reproductively healthy society.
To build a reproductively healthy society, it is essential to create awareness and counsel people about:
• Reproductive organs
• Adolescence and associated changes
• Hygienic sexual practices
• Sexually transmitted diseases
The Reproductive and Child Health programmes focused on:
Creating and spreading awareness about various reproduction- related aspects such as contraception and infertility.