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Category: Health-Indicators :: Infant-Mortality
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Kerala Achieves Highest Annual Decline In Infant Mortality Rate 31.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Kerala has been ranked as the top state to achieve highest annual decline in Infant Mortality Rate followed by Mizoram and Karnataka, according to the Health Ministry.
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Pakistan to become fourth most populous nation in world by 2030: Experts 3.10.2018 Zee News : World
A report in Pakistan-based Dawn News has said that the country would become the fourth most populous nation in the world by 2030.
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Banking on ‘liquid gold’: How breast milk banks are saving infant lives 21.9.2018 Citizen Matters
While human milk banks are present in a few cities, it is still not a concept many are aware of. Bengaluru recently launched its first breast milk bank with the expansion of Delhi-based Amaara. How are these and other banks across the country helping mothers and their new-borns?
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"Dramatic Breakthrough": WHO On Fall In Infant Mortality Rate In India 19.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Lauding India's efforts leading to a fall in under-five mortality counts to below one million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
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Gender Gap In Surviving Girl Child Reduces 4-Fold In 5 Years In India: UN 18.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
About 8,02,000 infant deaths were reported in India in 2017, the lowest in five years, according to the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNIGME).
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Over 8 lakh infants died in India in 2017: UN 18.9.2018 Zee News : India National
About 8,02,000 infant deaths were reported in India in 2017, the lowest in five years, according to the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UNIGME).
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AASAA reiterates Rs 350 wage hike for TE workers 7.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
AASAA reiterates Rs 350 wage hike for TE workers
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Niti Aayog CEO says unequal growth holding india back. Here's what he means 31.7.2018 Sify Finance
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Vast improvement in Human Development Indicators pertaining to Scheduled Tribes 26.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Data pertaining to decennial census, large scale sample surveys conducted by National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) and various other surveys conducted by different Ministries / Departments of Government of India, reveal that over the years there has been vast improvement in the human development indicators pertaining to Scheduled Tribes (STs), for example, literacy rate for STs has improved from 47.1% in 2001 to 59% in 2011.
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Women entrepreneurs must for India to grow at 9-10%, says Amitabh Kant 16.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Women entrepreneurs must for India to grow at 9-10%, says Amitabh Kant
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Comprehensive screening for newborns soon 10.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
To help in early identification and management of all deficits in infants at appropriate ages
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No Ambulance, Family Carries Kerala Pregnant Woman For 7 km In Bedsheet 7.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A pregnant woman in Kerala was carried by her family in a bedsheet tied to poles for seven km on Tuesday as the nearest hospital didn't send an ambulance saying there are no roads. In footage that is...
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Google’s doodle remembers Apgar Score and its creator Virginia Apgar 7.6.2018 Hindu: Gadgets
Google on Thursday created an animated doodle dedicated to Dr. Virginia Apgar, who is best known for developing the 'Apgar score' to test newborn infa
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Google pays tribute to Dr Virginia Apgar, inventor of Apgar Score that determines newborn baby's health 7.6.2018 DNA: Top News
Google on Thursday celebrated the 109th birth anniversary of American anaesthesiologist Dr Virginia Apgar, who is credited for creating the 'Apgar Score' that determines the health of a newborn baby. Here are some other facts about her 1) Virginia Apgar was born on June 7, 1909. She spent her early life in New Jersey, USA in a family devoted to music. 2) Severe medical conditions in her family led her to develop an interest in medicine and science. 3) She completed a residency in surgery in 1949 4) She was the first woman to become a professor at the prestigious Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (P&S) in 1949. 5) Dr. Apgar and her colleagues gave thousands of babies scores during the 1950s as rate of infant mortality in the US began to climb. By the 1960s, it had become the main shorthand form of recording a child's health - particularly in the first 24 hours of its life 6) She co-wrote a book in 1972 called "Is My Baby All Right?" which explained the causes and treatment of a ...
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State sees steep drop in MMR, holds 3rd spot 7.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
At 66, it’s Tamil Nadu’s best performance in a decade
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Committees to check female infanticide in Tiruvannamalai 6.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Exclusive helpline to be launched soon to report crime against women
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India improves its childhood index global ranking 31.5.2018 General News
India has improved its ranking in the world childhood index but stays at a poor 113th position -- up from 116 in 2017 -- in the list of 175 countries indexed by global child rights group, Save the Children.
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GSK Consumer Healthcare launches Horlicks Mission Poshan with Amitabh Bachchan 31.5.2018 General News
Horlicks, the iconic brand from GSK Consumer Healthcare today announced the launch of "Horlicks Mission Poshan" with legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan as the campaign ambassador.Supporting the Government's Rashtriya Poshan Abhiyaan, Horlicks Mission Poshan will focus on the first 1000 days of a child with the objective of addressing malnutrition, stunting and infant mortality. Amitabh Bachchan will be part of many activities planned all-round the year including a 12-hour live Telethon and awareness camps across schools and villages.India has the maximum number of children in the world suffering from malnutrition1 and the core objective of the program will be to increase awareness on the issue. The key focus of the programme will be the first 1000 days of a child which are critical for cognitive development, physical growth and immunity.Amitabh Bachchan took to social media and announced his association with Horlicks Mission Poshan today through Twitter and Facebook.Navneet Saluja, ...
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GSK Consumer Healthcare launches Horlicks Mission Poshan with Amitabh Bachchan 31.5.2018 Sify Finance
[India], May 31 (NewsVoir): Horlicks, the iconic brand from GSK Consumer Healthcare today announced the launch of "Horlicks Mission Poshan" with legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan as the campaign
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Amitabh Bachchan to front campaign againt child malnutrition 31.5.2018 Cinema-Showbiz
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has come on board to front a campaign to address the issues of malnutrition, stunting and infant mortality.
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