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Feb 06, 2018
Indian babies being born heavier than ever; a sign of improving healthcare, more awareness among mothersIndian babies are being born heavier than ever, a sign of better-educated, richer and more aware mothers and better healthcare.
Jan 23, 2018
Wealthy but not healthy: India's rich more likely to suffer hypertension, says National Family Health SurveyNearly 13 percent women and 18 percent men aged 15-49 in the highest stratum of the wealth index have hypertension (high blood pressure), according to data from the National Family Health Survey (NFHS), 2015-16 (NFHS-4). This is the first time the NFHS has included the measurement of blood pressure.
Jan 22, 2018
Educating girls can significantly reduce India’s population spiral, national health data reveals“Education is the best contraceptive pill,” said Poonam Muttreja, executive director, Population Foundation of India, an advocacy working on family planning
Jan 16, 2018
Mother's education, family's financial stability directly impact infant mortality rate in India, reveals govt dataMortality rates of children in poorer households were higher, as were the rates where mothers had fewer years of schooling, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of the latest national health data
Jan 15, 2018
BJP leaders cite growing Muslim population as threat to India; facts don't back their claimsAs two elected representatives of the BJP, including a union minister, cite rising Muslim population as a threat to India, the facts reveal otherwise.
Dec 30, 2017
Bihar's students perform street plays against child marriage to end practice in stateA small team performing street plays across this remote and underdeveloped rural pocket of Bihar's Gaya district to educate girls and their parents to say "no" to child marriage.
Nov 09, 2017
'Marital rape a disgraceful offence’: Gujarat HC's ruling progressive, but mere condemnation of practice rings hollowMarital rape is not yet a criminal offence in India, though the matter has been debated by legislators, policymakers and the civil society for a long time.
Sep 25, 2017
Gorakhpur, Farrukhabad reveal stark reality of healthcare: From womb to hospital, India is failing its infantsIndia's failing healthcare system stacks the odds against a child’s survival even before he or she is conceived.
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.
Aug 10, 2017
ICMR head Soumya Swaminathan calls current state of affairs 'unsatisfactory', lays out new vision for health"There are only a few medical colleges in the country that encourage and promote the culture of research and we need to ensure that in the coming years many more medical colleges and medical college faculty get involved in research,” says Soumya Swaminathan, director of the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR)