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Female sterilisation risks – eight deaths in India

Female sterilisation risks It had caused 8 deaths in Indian women and 50 have had to be hospitalised in the Indian state of Bilaspur, as a result of sterilisation surgery. The hospitalised women suffered vomiting and acute abdominal pain (The Times of India. 11-XI-2014). Regardless of the negative ethical aspects of sterilisation, the medical problems, including death, that can be associated with it must also be considered.

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