India's Uterus Scam

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Jill McGivering investigates health clinics in rural India where private clinics are accused of performing unnecessary hysterectomies on poor, often illiterate women, as part of a country-wide money-making scam.

Produced by Nina Robinson.

(Image of Sunita and her health insurance smart card, money was deducted for a hysterectomy which she never had. Credit Nina Robinson)

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Sun 10 Feb 2013 18:05 GMT

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