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Want to live longer? Maintain optimistic outlook towards life, says study

Updated : Dec 08, 2016

By : IANS

Category : Life

Want to live longer? Maintain optimistic outlook towards life, says study

Researchers have found that women who were optimistic had a significantly reduced risk of dying from several major causes of death — including cancer, heart disease, stroke, respiratory disease and infection, compared with women who were less optimistic #Life #Cancer #Child mortality #heart disease #Stroke #infection #Respiratory disease #Optimism #Diseases #Mortality #human-behaviour #BodyAndSoul #Human psychology
India, Pakistan among countries that will see most under-5 deaths

Updated : Jun 28, 2016

By : PTI

Category : World

India, Pakistan among countries that will see most under-5 deaths

India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Congo and Angola will account for more than half of global under-five deaths by 2030, according to a United Nations (UN) report. #United Nations #Pakistan #NewsTracker #children #Child mortality #Unicef #Child Rights #malnitrition
Reliance Foundation partners four majors in Project Asman to reduce maternal, newborn mortality

Updated : Nov 03, 2015

By : FP Staff

Category : Life

Reliance Foundation partners four majors in Project Asman to reduce maternal, newborn mortality

Project Asman aims to create a model for future private sector engagement with national and sub-national governments by establishing synergies with existing government strategies. #NewsTracker #Health #USAid #Child mortality #Nita Ambani #Reliance Foundation #Tata Trusts #Jonathan Addleton #Project Asman
Over 6,200 rural communities have no access to health services: Experts

Updated : Sep 09, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : India

Over 6,200 rural communities have no access to health services: Experts

Over 6,200 rural communities in India cannot access life saving-health services, said experts. #Uttar Pradesh #India #NewsTracker #Health #UP #Child mortality #immunisation #rural communities #Right to Health #World Vision
In India, 1.4 mn children die before reaching their fifth birthday: UN report

Updated : Jul 08, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : Economy

In India, 1.4 mn children die before reaching their fifth birthday: UN report

Despite progress in all world regions, the maternal mortality ratio in developing regions - 230 maternal deaths per 1,00,000 live births in 2013 - was 14 times higher than that of developed regions, which recorded only 16 maternal deaths per 1,00,000 live births in 2013. #India #United Nations #Poverty #Child mortality #maternal deaths
Health minister outlines plan to end child, maternal deaths by 2035

Updated : Jun 26, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : India

Health minister outlines plan to end child, maternal deaths by 2035

For ending child and maternal deaths by 2035, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has outlined six key actions to accelerate achieving this goal. #India #NewsTracker #Health #USAid #Washington #Child mortality #Harsh Vardhan #Union Health Minister #maternal mortality #Six-point plan #Girl Child Education #Acting on the Call
Two million children under five die in central, west Africa each year: UN

Updated : Jun 23, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Two million children under five die in central, west Africa each year: UN

Two million children under five die each year in central and western Africa, accounting for a third of all deaths worldwide in that age range, the UN said. #World #United Nations #CrackingTheCode #UN #Africa #Nigeria #children #Child mortality #Unicef #Sierra Leone #Ghana #Central African Republic
India among top nations in reducing child mortality in last decade: report

Updated : Oct 23, 2013

By : hidden hidden

Category : Economy

India among top nations in reducing child mortality in last decade: report

India is among the top 10 nations that have made the greatest strides in reducing child mortality since 1990, according to a study published today. #India #NewsTracker #Health #Child mortality #Save the Children
WHO, Unicef join hands to bring down child mortality globally

Updated : Apr 12, 2013

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

WHO, Unicef join hands to bring down child mortality globally

Taking the bull by its horns, WHO and Unicef have put together a Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Pneumonia and Diarrhoea (GAPPD) aimed at ending preventable child deaths by these two major killers by 2025. #NewsTracker #WHO #Malnutrition #Child mortality #Unicef
Stunted nation: Bad news for India's children

Updated : Mar 19, 2013

By : FP Staff

Category : Life

Stunted nation: Bad news for India's children

Deworming campaigns and Vitamin A doses aren't helping our kids. And the lack of toilets is stunting their growth. Two studies show that Indian kids have a tall problem before them. Even poorer African countries are taller, on average, than us. #Child mortality #GoodReads #Sanitation #public defecation #Vitamin A