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May 24, 2019
Babies in Shrirampur are escaping malnutrition because of how they're held during breastfeedingThe team of medical professionals is training mothers in using the cross-cradle hold, and for good reason.
May 13, 2019
Child marriage, malnutrition plague tribal children in Odisha's Nagada; villagers, mostly illiterate, pin hope on govt for healthcare facilitiesAlthough largely clueless about politics and political leaders, the villagers of Nagada in Odisha continue to pin their hopes on the state government to take care of their health, development and infrastructure needs.
Feb 19, 2019
World Health Day 2019: Maternal & child health are priority areas for AI in IndiaAI can go a long way in helping India attain a crucial sustainable development goal in health care.
Feb 12, 2019
Newborn deaths in India can be averted by 2030 with stronger health systemsOver 30 million babies are born too soon & too small each year, needing specialized care to survive.
Sep 22, 2018
Ayzh founder Zubaida Bai on the 'birth kits' helping women in rural India have hygienic deliveriesZubaida Bai says that very often, when maternal healthcare products are designed, the biggest stakeholder — women — and their needs are not taken into consideration
Jul 27, 2018
Govt's ban on import, production and sale of life-saving drug oxytocin will negatively impact healthcareThree months ago, the government created a monopoly of the drug oxytocin that prevents women from bleeding to death during labour.
Jun 30, 2018
Uttar Pradesh records 30% decline in maternal mortality ratio since 2013, tops chart in reduction of maternal deaths in IndiaUttar Pradesh on Friday emerged as the surprise first among states who have recorded the maximum percentage of decline in Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR).Friday.
Feb 07, 2018
Video Volunteers: Role of local self governance bodies in promoting maternal health in RajasthanLocal self-governance bodies are promoting maternal health and awareness in Jambuda Village, Udaipur, Rajasthan with the help of community participation.
Jan 07, 2018
Proteins protecting mothers from Zika virus are harmful to placenta, foetal growth, says Yale University studyProteins that mount a potent immune response to Zika virus, and help pregnant women fight the infection, can harm the placenta and foetal growth, a study has found.
Dec 16, 2017
Madhya Pradesh's dismal child health indicators can improve with better sanitation, focus on maternal careWomen's empowerment, better sanitation, and improvement in maternal health could improve the nutritional status of children in Madhya Pradesh.