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

Nov 03, 2015

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

Jul 08, 2014

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

Jun 26, 2014

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

Jun 23, 2014

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

Oct 23, 2013

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

Apr 12, 2013

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

Mar 19, 2013

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
Mamata dubs baby deaths as 'rumour'

Feb 01, 2012

Mamata dubs baby deaths as 'rumour'

Since last May when the new government took over, the child mortality rate in the state dropped from 31 per cent to 30 per cent, Banerjee claims, adding that media is maligning her with rumors of baby deaths. #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #Child mortality #Baby Deaths