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Category: Health-Indicators :: Infant-Mortality
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Health on focus as Naidu meets collectors for second day 19.1.2018 General News
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu Naidu, on Friday instructed the state health officials to use flying drones for spraying anti-malarial medicines over vast areas in order to make the state disease-free within a year.On the second day of the district collectors' conference, Naidu said that the state should be free from all communicable diseases in the next one year and for that, "You can use drones for application of anti-malaria spray, and data should be analysed to come up with many more innovative and preventive measures, based on the root causes of other diseases".He stressed on the need of West Godavari and Visakhapatnam officials to be more active in reducing infant mortality."We have a serious responsibility to save lives. We should do everything in our hands to do so", he said.Naidu instructed the officials to ensure that health records, birth and death certificates are made mandatory and stored in digital lockers, while emphasising that in treatment of patients ...
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MP CM says no decision on 'Padmaavat' release; AG to study SC order 19.1.2018 General News
The apex court yesterday stayed the orders and notifications issued by the Rajasthan and Gujarat governments prohibiting the screening of the controversial movie
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CIC slams Maharashtra health department for not revealing data on infant deaths 18.1.2018 Hindustan Times - mumbai
Activists who asked for the information through an application under RTI said that the department has not made the data available in public domain in the past ten years.
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Under-5 mortality dips 17.1.2018 Hindu: News
Mumbai: After a dip in the mortality rate of infants (children up to one year old), Maharashtra has now recorded a dip in the mortality of children between one and five years of age.According to the ...
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Haryana's child mortality rate dips, says state govt 16.1.2018 General News
The mortality rate of children under five years in Haryana has climbed down to thirty seven per thousand live births signifying a six points dip, the state government said today. According to the latest child health statistics, Registrar General India, Sample Registration System (September 2017), Haryana has also brought down its Infant Mortality Rate by three points from 36 to 33 per thousand live births, as well as neonatal mortality from 24 to 22 per thousand live births. However, the state needs to strategize and put efforts to further decrease its early neonatal mortality which has remained stagnant, an official release said. In this regard, MR campaign and subsequent MR vaccine in Immunization would be a major step towards achieving this goal, it added. In Haryana, Measles Rubella Immunization campaign will be held in the month of April as part of the national strategy to eliminate measles and control Rubella in the country.
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Shivraj Singh Chouhan caught slapping securityman, Congress demands FIR 16.1.2018 News
While the Congress said it showed Chouhan's "frustration", the chief minister's public relations officer offered no commen
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1.2 lakh fewer deaths in under-5 category in 2016 16.1.2018 Hindu: Home
India registers best under-5 infant mortality rate since 2010
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Mother's education, family's financial stability directly impact infant mortality rate in India, reveals govt data 16.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Mortality 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
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Johnson & Johnson partners with Maharashtra government on health interventions 14.1.2018 BusinessLine - National
Maharashtra’s mine workers who face an increased risk of tuberculosis will be part of awareness programmes on the illness, as part of a partnership that the Maharashtra Government recently formalized...
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State, Johnson and Johnson partner for rural health training 11.1.2018 General News
The Maharashtra Health department and private firm Johnson and Johnson today entered into an agreement to train rural midwives and accredited social health activists about tuberculosis and maternal as well as infant mortality. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the government and the MNC in the presence of state Health Minister Deepak Sawant here today. He said that there are about 10,000 auxiliary nurse midwives (ANMs) and 60,000 Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) in the state and training would be imparted to them by the company at the district level. He said that maternal and infant mortality rate is higher in nine districts of the state adding that in these districts, training to treat newborns in the "golden minute" and saving them from infections will be imparted to these ANMs and ASHAs. The agreement is for two years, Sawant informed. In an official statement issued by the government, Sawant said that Johnson and Johnson would also help in ..
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Woman, infant fall into well; infant dies 7.1.2018 General News
A woman and her three-month- old daughter fell into a well, leading to the death of the infant, police said today. The incident took place yesterday in Devana village when the 35-year-old Nirmala leaned over the wall of the well to see pigeons which had made a nest inside and fell inside with the child in her arms. On hearing her cries, villagers pulled them out. The child died on way to hospital while the woman was admitted to a hospital.
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Paediatric emergency unit a godsend to GH 6.1.2018 Hindu: Home
‘It’s a step towards bringing down infant mortality rate’
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Jammu and Kashmir ranked number 1 in India for bringing down Infant Mortality Rate 3.1.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
Militancy-plagued Jammu and Kashmir is on a high after the restive state was ranked number one in reducing the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) in the country. Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra said the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) of the state has dropped by 10 points in just two years. "The state has been ranked number one in the country for the reduction of IMR by eight points in a single year. We need to sustain and further build upon the achievements made so far,” Vohra said. Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) has dropped from 34 to 26 per 1,000 live births in single year. The decline in IMR is the highest among all the states of the country. “The overall health indicators in Jammu and Kashmir are better than the national averages. We have the distinction of having the highest life expectancy at birth in the country,” Vohra said. Health experts attribute the decline in the IMR to strengthening the child care facilities and management and control of the diseases in different hospitals across the state. Doctors ...
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Four reasons India can look forward to 2018 2.1.2018 Sify Finance
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Four reasons why India can look forward to 2018 1.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Mumbai, Jan 1: The seeds of many positive changes were sown in 2017 and could bring news to cheer Indians in 2018. Here's a look at four positives.
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New Year 2018: Four positives for India to look forward to 1.1.2018 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
India took several measures in 2017 which could bring cheers for Indians this year
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14 infant deaths in Attappady this year 19.12.2017 Hindu: News
Question mark over targeted interventions
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Four development challenges for BJP and Modi following Gujarat win 19.12.2017 Latest News
With BJP's fifth successive win in Gujarat, it faces various challenges such as lower immunisation rates, low enrollment of girls in school, and low conviction rates for crimes against SC-ST
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Rajasthan government employees end first phase of agitation 13.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Members of the Akhil Rajasthan Rajya Karamchari Sankyukt Sangarsh Samiti staging a 48-hour hunger strike at all district headquarters of the state on Wednesday ended their fast but warned of a bigger protest if their demands were not met.
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MP approves Rs 7,546-cr Narmada, Parvati linking project for irrigation 13.12.2017 Latest News
The river-linking project would benefit farmers of 369 villages of Sehore and Shajapur districts
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