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Category: Health-Indicators :: Infant-Mortality
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FEATURE-Rural women lead fight against infant mortality in DR Congo 23.3.2017 DNA: Health
By Christopher Clark MBANZA-NGUNGU, Congo, March 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A s a nurse in rural Democratic Republic of Congo where health facilities are scarce and patients often arrive too late for treatment, Jeanne Empunda is used to dealing with child deaths.
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Rates of infant mortality,maternal mortality reducing fast: 21.3.2017 DNA: Health
Replying to questions, Health Minister J P Nadda said "in the IMR (infant mortality rate), MMR (maternal mortality rate) and Under-5 Mortality Rate, the decline is faster than the international pace. "
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The parliamentary panel observed that health challenges 21.3.2017 DNA: Health
in India are "huge and complex" due to its large population, rapid industrialisation, demographic transition, huge maternal and infant mortality and high burden of diseases.
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Goa: As CM, Parrikar faces law and order, illegal mining, unemployment 20.3.2017 Top Stories
Lately, Goa has been in the news for frighteningly violent crimes against tourists, including rape
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In India, states with more educated women have healthier children: Report 20.3.2017 Latest News
Under-five mortality is the number of children under the age of five dying per 1,000 live births
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‘State budget is just a jugglery of numbers’ 19.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Mumbai: On the whole, the State budget is just a jugglery of numbers. It has failed to come to come up with worthy new initiatives. It doesn’t help 90% of the people who are affected by issues like th...
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Health dept readies plans worth Rs 2,364cr 18.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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New genetic test for inherited diseases launched 17.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
MedGenome, a company into genomics-based research and diagnostics, on Friday announced launch of a novel genetic screening test that could give couples a better understanding of risks in passing on genetic disorders to their children.
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6 challenges before the new government in UP, whose GDP is comparable to Kenya, population to Brazil 17.3.2017 India Today| Must Read
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won an unprecedented victory in the state in the 2017 Assembly election, with 312 of 403 seats, but with some of India's worst development indicators, there is much to do.
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6 challenges awaiting the new BJP government in Uttar Pradesh 17.3.2017 Latest News
Despite having the largest population, UP spends Rs 452 per capita on health
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National Health Policy aims to make two beds available per 1,000 population 16.3.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The policy proposes raising public health expenditure to 2.5% of the GDP in a time bound manner
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UP slides to last place in infant and under-5 mortality rankings 16.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India's most populous state has slid past Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to record the country's worst infant and under-five mortality rates, according to newly-released health data.
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UP has the worst record for infant and under-five mortality rate in India 16.3.2017 News
UP spends Rs 452 per capita on health, 70% less than Indian average
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Watch | National Health Policy approved by Cabinet, seeks to reduce infant mortality rate to 28 by 2019 16.3.2017 DNA: Top News
Union Health and Family Welfare Minister JP Nadda on Thursday said the National Health Policy aimed at reaching healthcare in an assured manner to all, particularly the undeserved and underprivileged. Presenting the National Health Policy in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, Nadda said the policy proposes raising public health expenditure to 2.5% of the GDP in a time bound manner. "We are making policy patient centric, making patient empowered regarding redressal and treatment. We will develop standards; if treatment is not done properly then tribunals will be set up to take the matter," he said. #NationalHealthPolicy2017 has come after a gap of fifteen years to address the current & emerging challenges in epidemiology. pic.twitter.com/bgbGglA19q — Jagat Prakash Nadda (@JPNadda) March 16, 2017 The Minister informed the House that the policy aims at ensuring availability of two beds per 1,000 population distributed in a manner to enable access within golden hour, the first hour after a traumatic injury, when ...
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Puducherry registers decline in IMR, tops UTs 15.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Ranks third overall in the country
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Union Cabinet approves National Health Policy 15.3.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Cabinet chaired by PM Modi gave its nod to the policy which has been pending for the last 2 years
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Children in Edamalakudy not given nutritious food in time: youth panel 15.3.2017 Hindu: News
13-member team visited grama panchayat in January to study problems, interacted with stakeholders
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Bihar short of over 50% docs, nurses 15.3.2017 DNA: Health
Bihar needs to work in several key areas in the health sector
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Manipur election 2017: Four NPF MLAs meet Guv, extend support to BJP 14.3.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The NPF is a constituent of the NDA.
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₹605-crore ‘KCR Kit’ scheme for pregnant women, new born 13.3.2017 HBL: Home
Aims at reducing infant mortality, encouraging institutional deliveries
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