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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.
Jul 26, 2018
28-year-old woman dies of birth complications in Tamil Nadu's Tirupur after trying to deliver baby at homeA 28-year-old woman in Tirupur, Tamil Nadu died of birth complications after trying to deliver a baby at home
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.
Apr 22, 2017
Assam takes to text messages to save lives even as state records highest maternal deathsOn a sunny, winter afternoon here on India’s eastern edge, in a land where mothers die in the highest proportion nationwide, a few men, children, and about 40 women–either pregnant or cradling infants–listened to a robust, articulate woman talk in the local Sadri dialect about a text message that could save their lives.
Feb 28, 2017
Chhattisgarh sterilisation deaths: Thanks to our ministers, the lives of women continue to remain cheapHere are recent two stories that are quite telling about what our government feels about women’s reproductive health. On 15 February, the Chhattisgarh High Court declared that RK Gupta, the doctor who conducted a botched sterilisation camp in Bilaspur in November 2014, had to be let off. It didn’t matter that the man had performed tubectomies on 83 women in 90 minutes, or that 18 of these women had died because of it.
Jan 03, 2017
Modi's cash transfer scheme for pregnant women shortsighted, healthcare quality needs attention firstModi’s declaration that a conditional cash transfer scheme, which disqualifies a vast section of women, will bring down maternal mortality appears counter-intuitive and shortsighted.
Dec 14, 2016
Maternal mortality: A silent killer that claims a life every five minutes in IndiaIn 2015, a total of 45,000 maternal deaths took place in in India along with 58,000 in Nigeria which accounted for one-third of the global total.
Aug 23, 2016
Despite Rio Olympics 2016 success, Indian women are routinely denied opportunitiesWomen saved the day for India at Rio, but data reveals that Indian women are routinely denied opportunities at education, work and even being born
Jun 13, 2016
One woman dies every five minutes during pregnancy in India, says WHO reportEvery five minutes, at least one Indian woman dies during pregnancy and child birth, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Sunday.
May 20, 2016
Life expectancy in India on the rise, but quality health care services inadequateUN report reveals life expectancy in India has increased by more than 10 years in the past two decades, health care still is very unequal