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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 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
Jun 19, 2018
WHO commends India for achieving maternal mortality goal; but health ministry statistics differ from UNDP targetsIndia has met the MDG (Millenium Development Goal) target for MMR (Maternal Mortality Ratio) of 139/lakh live births by achieving 130 by 2015.
Jun 09, 2018
In low-income households, a mobile voice message service is working to reduce maternal, infant mortalityThey have also been running the ‘Infant and Young Children Feeding’ Programme for the hospital as well as giving family planning counselling on hospitals’ request.
Jun 04, 2018
Telangana completes four years: State faces massive development challenges, most of them legacy issuesThe 29th state of the Union of India, Telangana has completed four years of its existence. Following are some challenges that the state faces.
Jun 03, 2018
Gujarat govt to launch special ambulance service to transport critically ill newborns, prevent infant deathsThe Gujarat government, after a successful year-long pilot operation. has decided to launch an ambulance service dedicated to transport critically ill infants to better hospitals.
Feb 20, 2018
Babies born in world's poorest countries still face alarming risks of death: UNICEFBabies born in the world's poorest countries, most of them in Africa, still face "alarming" risks of death that can be 50 times as high as those in the richest countries.
Jan 25, 2018
Budget 2018: Citizens expect urgent govt support to improve healthcare infra, finds LocalCircles surveyGovernment’s spending on healthcare has been coming down over years with spend in last budget being 1.2 percent of GDP.
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 10, 2018
MHA to start work related to 2021 census this year, Rajnath Singh chairs meet on road mapThe work related to 2021 census, covering the country's entire 1.30 billion population, will begin this year, the home ministry said on Wednesday.