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Feb 12, 2019
Family planning too limited in scope to cover gender justice; women's sexual and reproductive health a human rights issueSexual and Reproductive Health and Rights is not limited to women and girls but they are at the forefront of disproportionate consequences of lack of information and services.
Jan 10, 2019
No doctor at community health centre in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district, woman delivers baby on floorA woman in Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh gave birth to her baby on the floor of a community health centre as no doctors were available at the centre then.
Sep 21, 2018
India’s under-5 mortality rate drops 30% since 2012, matches global average; Bangladesh and Nepal do betterWithin India, large disparities between states on health indicators such as infant mortality show high levels of inequality in access to healthcare and sanitation levels.
Jul 10, 2018
New version of drug offers hope for Indian mothers dying in childbirthCurrently, WHO recommends oxytocin to prevent excessive bleeding during childbirth.
Jun 29, 2018
This heat-stable drug can save thousands from bleeding post-childbirth says WHOWHO recommends oxytocin as the first-choice drug for preventing excessive bleeding after childbirth.
Jan 30, 2018
India's meta-preference for sons led to 21 million unwanted girls, says 'pink' Economic Survey: Punjab, Haryana worst offendersThe pink-coloured Economic Survey observed that the adverse sex ratio of females to males has led to 63 million "missing" women.
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
Sep 11, 2017
Mumbai teenage rape survivor's child dies 48 hours after birth; mother still under treatmentA baby boy born to a 13-year-old rape survivor died barely 48 hours after his birth at a government hospital in Mumbai, doctors said.
Jun 11, 2017
Private hospital fined Rs 30 lakh for medical negligence by Delhi consumer forumThe Delhi State Consumer Redressal Commission has imposed a cost of Rs 30 lakh on a private hospital for its deficient service.
Nov 16, 2016
Planning pregnancy? You might not want to have a baby in winterWomen who conceive babies in winter are more likely to develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy, increasing a range of risk factors for both the child and mother, researchers have found