Human Sterilization

Vaccine Blues, The Aids Crusade Moves On

Bad day at Merck …. But good day at Boehringer Ingelheim! (Proud maker of Nevirapine. ‘Nevirapine – Give it to Someone You Hate’) Why? Because: There’s Gonna be no ‘Aids Vaccine,’ after all! WallStreetJournal: Aids Effort Suffers Big Blow In a major setback, one of the leading experimental AIDS vaccines not only failed to prevent [...]

The Nazi Doctors and Nuremberg: Some Moral Lessons Revisited

EDITORIAL Edmund D. Pellegrino, MD 15 August 1997 | Volume 127 Issue 4 | Pages 307-308 Exactly 50 years ago, the world learned of the moral depravity of the 20 Nazi physicians who were tried and convicted in Nuremberg for the part they played in the brutal human experiments at Auschwitz [1-4]. Ethicists have since [...]

Female Sterilization

Williams Obstetrics, 22e Section VI. The Puerperium Female Sterilization Sections: Puerperal Tubal Sterilization, Irving Procedure, Pomeroy Procedure, Parkland Procedure, Surgical Technique, Other Procedures, Failure Rates, Nonpuerperal (Interval) Tubal Sterilization, Surgical Approaches, Laparoscopic Methods of Tubal Interruption, Operative Complications, Failure Rates, Long-Term Complications, Ectopic Pregnancy, Posttubal Ligation Syndrome, Other Effects, Reversal of Tubal Sterilization, Hysterectomy, Transcervical [...]

Sterilization of Jewish Workers

All of the documents on this Web page were retrieved from the archives of Shamash: The Jewish Internet Consortium. The comments inside the square [ . . . ] brackets were written by Daniel Keren for the Shamash archives. Letter from SS-OberfŸhrer Viktor Brack to ReichsfŸhrer-SS Himmler, June 23, 1942. Documents on the Holocaust – [...]

Laparoscopic sterilization camp, Report #1: Facts, impressions and some preliminary analysis

Laparoscopic sterilization camp, Report #1: Facts, impressions and some preliminary analysis. Author: Miller R Source: March 28, 1973. 30 p. Abstract: A laparoscopic sterilization camp was set up in a rural part of Nepal for 2 weeks during which time 215 operations were performed by 1 surgeon. 2 weeks of motivational work and the 2-week [...]

Update on female sterilisation: Report from an international symposium on considerations for assessing long-term failure rates.

Title: Update on female sterilisation: Report from an international symposium on considerations for assessing long-term failure rates. Author: O’Brien S; Gupta J; Najia S; Yehia M Source: Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care. 2008;34(1):13-18.

Report on the field visit to laparoscopy sterilization camp at Dhulikhel

http://db.jhuccp.org/ics-wpd/ Author: Lean TH Source: In: Inter-Governmental Coordinating Committee (IGCC) and University of North Carolina. International Fertility Research Programme. Proceedings of the expert meeting on comparative fertility research, sterilization and post-conceptive regulation, Kathmandu, Nepal, March 7-9, 1975. (Ban gkok), IGCC, 1975. P. 24 Abstract: The service is provided in 1 room set aside in the [...]

Nazi Human Experimentation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazi_human_experimentation From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Nazi human experimentation was a series of controversial medical experiments on large numbers of prisoners by the German Nazi regime in its concentration camps during World War II. Prisoners were coerced into participating: they did not willingly volunteer and there was never informed consent. Typically, the experiments resulted in [...]

Peru sterilisation scandal ‘swept under the carpet’

http://www.panos.org.uk/?lid=19652 1 January 2001 | Stephanie Boyd Panos.org Reports of forced sterilisation and the death of women from poor medical care during and after sterilisation have deepened a murky scandal that rocked the government of ex-President Alberto Fujimori. Alberto Fujimori may have quit, but women’s rights campaigners are not about to forgive or forget crimes [...]

Risk and contraception : What women are not told about tubal ligation

http://www.popline.org/docs/1029/091715.html Lyn Turney* School of Social Inquiry, Deakin University, Geelong, Vic 3217, Australia Available online 13 July 2002. Abstract Tubal ligation is a commonly used routine procedure for female sterilisation. It is promoted as a very safe and highly effective method of permanently controlling fertility. Yet, since the early 1930s, there have been reports in [...]

Holocaust Almanac: Sterilization Experimentation

It is only today that I have the opportunity of acknowledging the receipt of your letter of June 23. I am positively interested in seeing the sterilization by X-rays tried out at least once in one camp in a series of experiments.

Camp Laparoscopic Sterilization Deaths in Gujarat

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1839351 by Rohit V. Bhatt http://www.quinacrine.com/archive/bhat91.pdf Abstract: An early experience of camp laparoscopic sterilization in Gujarat State, India, resulted in 22 deaths among 106,500 women undergoing the operation during 1979 and 1980. Increased risk of death was seen when larger numbers of procedures were performed by year or month of year. The least experienced surgeons [...]

Female surgical sterilization at a sterilization camp in Mursan, Uttar Pradesh, India.

http://www.duo.uio.no/sok/work.html?WORKID=73494 II. ABSTRACT Hasina Moaddab, Somyeh Sajadian Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, spring 2008. BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic fallopian ring reproductive sterilization is one of the common methods of contraception practiced by women in developing countries like India. This study was undertaken to study the women undergoing surgical sterilization, the way a sterilization camp is conducted [...]

Counseling Issues in Tubal Sterilization

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A PDF version of this document is available. Download PDF now I. CORI BAILL, M.D., The Menopause Center, Orlando, Florida VANESSA E. CULLINS, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., Planned Parenthood Federation of America, New York, New York SANGEETA PATI, M.D., Washington, D.C. Female sterilization is the number one contraceptive choice among women in the United States. Counseling [...]

Current Trends Deaths Attributable to Tubal Sterilization – United States, 1977-1981

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00000080.htm From 1977 through 1981, 29 deaths attributable to tubal sterilization were reported in the United States. Eleven of these followed complications of general anesthesia; seven were due to sepsis; four, to hemorrhage; four, to cardiovascular events; and three, to other causes. Over five million women underwent tubal sterilization during the 1970s, with an estimated [...]