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Sex education need of the hour

Sex education is the process of acquiring information and forming attitudes and beliefs about sex, sexual identity, relationships and intimacy. It is also about developing young people’s skills so that they make informed choices about their behaviour, and feel confident and competent about acting on these choices. It is widely accepted that young people have a right to sex education, partly because it is a means by which they are helped to protect themselves against abuse, exploitation, unintended pregnancies, sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS.

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Communication skills should be made a part of medical curriculum

Paul Bissell and Padam Simkhada recently visited leading health institutes of India to strengthen the bonds that their university has with Indian institutes. In an exclusive conversation with India Medical Times, they discussed about the ties that the University of Sheffield has with Indian institutes, their main research areas in varied fields of health and the current global scenario of health and research.

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