India has expanded food security net, made strides in education and sanitation but gender equality, health need more attention
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Dr Harsh Vardhan urged the states to increase spending on health to 8% of their state budget to raise the national health spending to 2.5% of GDP by 2025.
AI can go a long way in helping India attain a crucial sustainable development goal in health care.
Uttar Pradesh records 30% decline in maternal mortality ratio since 2013, tops chart in reduction of maternal deaths in India
Uttar Pradesh on Friday emerged as the surprise first among states who have recorded the maximum percentage of decline in Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR).Friday.
WHO commends India for achieving maternal mortality goal; but health ministry statistics differ from UNDP targets
India has met the MDG (Millenium Development Goal) target for MMR (Maternal Mortality Ratio) of 139/lakh live births by achieving 130 by 2015.
India records 22% reduction in maternal mortality ratio since 2013; Uttar Pradesh tops chart with 30% decline
India has registered a significant decline in Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) recording a 22 percent reduction in such deaths since 2013, according to the Sample Registration System (SRS) bulletin
The relatively prosperous, mountainous state of Uttarakhand does worse than many poorer states with its infant mortality rate (IMR).
Maternal Mortality Ratio in the country has registered a 5.7 percent decline and if it continues to fall at this rate, India will achieve its MDG target.