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Sep 18, 2018
'8,02,000 infants died in India in 2017': UN report claims gender gap in surviving girl child dropped significantlyThe number of infant deaths has come down from 8.67 lakh in 2016 to 8.02 lakh in 2017. In 2016, India's infant mortality rate was 44 per 1,000 live births.
Sep 05, 2018
Immunisation drive for rotavirus launched in UP to curb infant diarrheaDiarrhoea is responsible for about 10 percent of deaths among the under-five in India.
Jul 30, 2018
Niti Aayog boss Amitabh Kant says inter-state development disparities holding India back; this is what he meansThe rate of development varies widely across states in India, building a picture of an unequal nation
May 11, 2018
Karnataka Assembly polls: State has India's second lowest unemployment rate, lags on women's empowermentKarnataka has amongst India's best economic and child health outcomes, but women’s empowerment lags some of India’s poorest states, data shows.
Feb 24, 2018
Madhu Chindaki murder: Kerala Adivasis run out of patience, rise up in protests against injustice, exploitationAs soon as the news spread, people from various tribal hamlets came out of their homes and blocked the ambulance carrying his body to Thrissur Medical College Hospital for post-mortem demanding immediate arrest of the persons responsible for Madhu's death.
Jan 02, 2018
Right to privacy, declining infant mortality, renewed fight against TB: India has a lot to look forward to in 2018The seeds of many positive changes were sown in 2017 and could bring news to cheer Indians in 2018.
Dec 06, 2017
India's battle with air pollution: UNICEF report says Indian babies face high risk of brain damageA UNICEF report has once again raised the alarm bells about high levels of air pollution and its likely impact on brain development among infants.
Oct 16, 2017
UP healthcare crisis Part 1: Chronic shortage of doctors, overdose of apathy have left govt hospitals comatoseAcross Uttar Pradesh (UP), government hospitals are understaffed and overburdened. It reflects on the state's healthcare index.
Oct 12, 2017
16 more deaths in UP's BRD Medical College: Yogi Adityanath's potshots at Kerala's healthcare ring hollowWhile Yogi Adityanath's recent visit to Kerala was high on election rhetoric, the aggressive political posturing had little backing in terms of data.
Sep 04, 2017
Gorakhpur-like tragedy strikes UP again: Lack of oxygen kills 49 children in Farrukhabad hospitalIn a shocking repeat of Gorakhpur tragedy, 49 children have died within a month in a hospital in Farrukhabad allegedly due to lack of oxygen, media reports said on Monday.