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Apollo Hospital

Sarita Vihar Delhi Mathura Road

New Delhi, NCT 110 076


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Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals Delhi is one of the best hospitals in India providing a complete range of latest diagnostic, medical & surgical facilities. ... more

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Obstetrics and Gynaecology Consultant, Apollo Hospital, New delhi

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Pregnancy & Torch Test ; Abortion ; Rubella ; Cytomegalovirus ; Herpes Simplex Virus ; Toxoplasmosis , Hepatitis B ; CMV ; HSV ; AIDS ;Issued in Public Interest as Public Service Advertisement by sohnijodi ; [cached]

Dr. Puneet Bedi , MD. Gyno

Apollo Hospital, New Delhi . +91-9810170717(M)

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Dr. Puneet Bedi works at Apollo Hospital, one of India's top medical facilities. He said because of the country's dowry tradition, the parents must often pay large sums of money to marry off their daughters.

Dr. Bedi said women have little trouble finding a physician or technician willing to break the law. Sex-selective abortion has emerged as a low risk, high profit business.
"The law against female feticide is now about 17 years old, but it has never been used. No doctor has really paid for his crime as yet," Bedi said.

"There is an urgent need to ... [cached]

"There is an urgent need to amend the law as in other Western countries abortion is allowed even a day before the delivery in special circumstances like when the couple knows that the child may be born with severe disability," said Puneet Bedi, consultant in foetal medicine at Apollo Hospital.

He added that amendment of the law should be to the extent that it cannot be misused to abort the foetus on the basis of sex.
In India, abortion is illegal. However, it is permitted under law only in special circumstances, including when the woman is raped, when the child suffers from severe disability and failure of contraceptive devices.
"There are special circumstances provided under law when a woman can go in for an abortion - like when a doctor says that having a child would prove a risk to the life of the woman, cause her grave mental or physical injury or that the child may be born with severe disabilities," added Bedi.

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