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Jan 02, 2019
India can't achieve 8% annual GDP growth without reducing income and gender inequality and improving healthcareIndia is one of the most unequal countries in the world, with the top 10 percent controlling 55 percent of the total wealth against 31 percent in 1980, according to the 2018 World Inequality report.
Sep 12, 2018
Family planning in India: Women brave health risks to opt for sterilisation, as men shrug off responsibilityOne in three married Indian women in the 15-49 age group resorts to sterilisation, often in areas where facilities are scarce and risk to their health high.
Jul 25, 2018
Wealth, mother’s education and birth order may be behind low vaccination rates in India, reveals studyIts aim was to examine how socioeconomic, demographic and geographic factors affect a child’s likelihood of being vaccinated.
Jan 23, 2018
Wealthy but not healthy: India's rich more likely to suffer hypertension, says National Family Health SurveyNearly 13 percent women and 18 percent men aged 15-49 in the highest stratum of the wealth index have hypertension (high blood pressure), according to data from the National Family Health Survey (NFHS), 2015-16 (NFHS-4). This is the first time the NFHS has included the measurement of blood pressure.
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 15, 2018
BJP leaders cite growing Muslim population as threat to India; facts don't back their claimsAs two elected representatives of the BJP, including a union minister, cite rising Muslim population as a threat to India, the facts reveal otherwise.
Nov 09, 2017
'Marital rape a disgraceful offence’: Gujarat HC's ruling progressive, but mere condemnation of practice rings hollowMarital rape is not yet a criminal offence in India, though the matter has been debated by legislators, policymakers and the civil society for a long time.
Sep 25, 2017
Gorakhpur, Farrukhabad reveal stark reality of healthcare: From womb to hospital, India is failing its infantsIndia's failing healthcare system stacks the odds against a child’s survival even before he or she is conceived.
Aug 10, 2017
ICMR head Soumya Swaminathan calls current state of affairs 'unsatisfactory', lays out new vision for health"There are only a few medical colleges in the country that encourage and promote the culture of research and we need to ensure that in the coming years many more medical colleges and medical college faculty get involved in research,” says Soumya Swaminathan, director of the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR)