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Nov 08, 2017
Gender Gap Index: Women's requirements never given priority when resources are limited, says Plan India's Bhagyashree DengleThere is a need to evolve separate strategies to bring girls on par with boys, says Plan India's Bhagyashree Dengle.
Oct 12, 2017
SC says 23 million minor brides in India; one out of five weddings violate laws prohibiting child marriageExpressing dismay over an alarming figure of 23 million child brides in the country, the Supreme Court has said one out of every five marriages violated laws prohibiting child marriage.
Sep 10, 2017
Gorakhpur tragedy: Ranked lowest in health care, Uttar Pradesh needs intent to evolve from squalorIndia's inability to improve health outcomes is among the major reasons of not meeting the millennium goals of sustainable development despite rapid growth.
Sep 07, 2017
Hyderabad-based National Institute of Nutrition develops India's first nutrition atlasIn order to provide a snapshot of all relevant data and information about nutrition, the Hyderabad-based NIN has developed India’s first Nutrition Atlas.
Sep 01, 2017
Chhattisgarh's solar-powered PHCs show how using alternate sources of energy can transform healthcare in IndiaMore than 50% more patients were admitted and almost twice the number of babies were delivered in a month in solar-powered PHCs in Chhattisgarh.
Sep 11, 2016
Here's why contraceptive use across India has declined despite high awarenessAccording to data from the latest National Family Health Survey, there has been six percent drop in the use of contraceptive in India. This drop comes even as awareness about contraceptives has grown. So, what can we learn about contraceptive use across India, and what might be behind this mismatch between theory and practice?
Aug 01, 2016
More girls are being born in Mumbai than boys, reveals Maharashtra family health surveyThe district-wise estimates of the health indicators released by the National Family Health Survey-4 2015-16 have brought in good news for Mumbai city as females at birth in the last five years has gone up to 1,033 per 1,000 males.
May 13, 2016
Never mind #PoMoneModi; we desperately need to talk about malnutritionArray
Feb 04, 2016
India must conduct a thorough reexamination of how it approaches early breast cancer detectionIf valuable lives are to be saved from breast cancer ‘tsunami’ in India, there is an urgent need for a paradigm change in strategy to ensure early detection of breast cancer.
Feb 04, 2015
Educated Indian women will find it difficult to eligible partners by 2050, says studyBy 2050, it will be more difficult for Indian women to find an eligible partner, particularly if they have been educated at university or college-level, according to new research.