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Jan 30, 2020
Women in J&K await help under PMMVY months after childbirth: How internet shutdown wrecked efforts to lower infant deathsThe near-six-month-long internet shutdown following the abrogation of Article 370 hit fresh registrations under PMMVY, a scheme crucial to lowering infant deaths in the region as well as disbursal of monetary aid to pregnant women who had already registered for childbirth at hospitals under the scheme
Oct 15, 2019
Air pollution can lead to 'missed' miscarriages among pregnant women: studyMissed miscarriages occur when a fetus dies early in pregnancy while remaining in the uterus.
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.