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MeSH Subjects (1-5 of 5)
Population Control
1

-- See Also Abortion, Legal


Termination of pregnancy under conditions allowed under local laws. (POPLINE Thesaurus, 1991)
2

-- See Also Contraception


Prevention of CONCEPTION by blocking fertility temporarily, or permanently (STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE). Common means of reversible contraception include NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHODS; CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS; or CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES.
3

-- See Also Family Planning Policy


A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, to guide and determine present and future decisions on population control by limiting the number of children or controlling fertility, notably through family planning and contraception within the nuclear family.
4

-- See Also Family Planning Services


Health care programs or services designed to assist individuals in the planning of family size. Various methods of CONTRACEPTION can be used to control the number and timing of childbirths.
5

-- See Also Sterilization, Reproductive


Procedures to block or remove all or part of the genital tract for the purpose of rendering individuals sterile, incapable of reproduction. Surgical sterilization procedures are the most commonly used. There are also sterilization procedures involving chemical or physical means.
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