- Male birth control injection in India
- India makes worlds first male contraceptive injection
By the time you finish reading this article, a minimum of 120 babies would have been born in the country. Well, we all know that India’s population is exploding every day.
They can either wear a condom or have sterilising surgery called a vasectomy to cut or seal the two tubes that carry sperm to the penis. A male birth control pill and a contraceptive gel are still in the works.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a biomedical research body, completed their trials on the groundbreaking product, but it now must be sent to the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for final approval.
Scientists in the US have also been working on a similar drug, but a drug trial conducted in 2016 had to be stopped because of the side effects.