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Feb 10, 2018
Padman aims to deal with menstruation taboo but over 50% young women in rural India use unhygienic methods of protectionMore than half of young women in rural India use home-based or unsanitary methods of menstrual protection, according to national health data.
Jan 05, 2018
Health ministry seeks more funds for family planning in Budget even though 40% of last year’s corpus unusedFinancial Management Report 2016-17 says only 60% of funds allocated for family planning were used this year
Sep 28, 2017
India, Norway join hands to work together in maternal, adolescent healthIndia and Norway have signed a Letter of Intent to extend health cooperation, especially in the areas of reproductive, maternal, new-born, child and adolescent health, said a statement on Thursday.
Sep 08, 2017
Government planning to make India a manufacturing hub for medical devices, aiming to reduce healthcare costsThe government is committed to technology integration in the health sector, Minister of State for Health Anupriya Patel said today.
Aug 16, 2017
India saw 2,959 toddlers die every day in 2015 to preventable causes, reveals dataIndia’s under-five mortality rate (U5MR) — the probability that a child born in a specific year will die before reaching the age of five — was reported to be 43 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2015 in the Sample Registration System Statistical Report 2015, the latest available data.
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.
Apr 27, 2016
Parliamentary panel stresses better rural medical infrastructure; exposes budget discrepanciesA parliamentary panel has recommended higher budgetary allocation for the National Health Mission.
Mar 08, 2016
Health sector has been given 'top' priority in budget: NaddaThere has been a "sizable" increase of 21 per cent in this year's budget allocation for the health sector, the government on Tuesday said.
Dec 08, 2015
Every year, 35 lakh babies are born prematurely in India, Health Minister JP Nadda tells ParliamentOver thirty five lakh babies are born annually in India, making it the country with the highest number of premature births of infants, according to a World Health Organisation report.
Feb 18, 2015
Budget 2015: FM may cut social spending allocation to give states more say in themFinance Minister in Budget 2015 is expected to incorporate Finance Commission's recommendations and cut government allocation for social sector spending by 25-30 percent.