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Category: Health-Indicators :: Infant-Mortality
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Union Minister, Governor discuss health care issues 27.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Union Minister, Governor discuss health care issues
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Millennium Development Goals-2015 only partially achieved: CAG 22.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With a countrywide average of Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) of 39 deaths per 1,000 live births and Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) of 167 per 1,00,000 live births, the country only "partially achieved" the Millennium Development Goals-2015 under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), the CAG has said.
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10,000 anganwadi posts lying vacant, 34,000 centres yet to be made operational 22.7.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
Over 10,000 posts in the anganwadi services in the country are lying vacant. To add to it, more than 34,000 sanctioned anganwadi centres (AWCs) are yet to be operational. Of these, Bihar alone has 23,000 non-operational AWCs, while in Madhya Pradesh 7,343 posts for officers in AWCs are lying vacant. Sikkim is the only state to have earned a compliment because its infant mortality rate came down to 17. These findings are part of the annual review of the anganwadi services under the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS), as communicated by the 36 states and Union Territories to the empowered programme committee headed by the secretary of the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development, Rakesh Srivastava. The meetings, held between Srivastava and officers of state WCDs or social welfare departments, were held between May 23 and June 21 this year. According to the findings, in Bihar, 23,000 of the sanctioned AWCs are yet to be operational, while in Maharashtra, of the sanctioned 4,908 AWCs, not a ...
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Audit may help state arrest fever deaths 22.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
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A strike against pneumonia 21.7.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
A strike against pneumonia
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Manipur cut off from rest of India as crucial Barak Bridge collapses 17.7.2017 News
The bridge collapsed when a 10-wheeler goods-laden truck was passing over it
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Stressful Life Experiences Age the Brain by Four Years, African Americans Most at Risk 16.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
LONDON, July 16, 2017: A series of studies reported at the 2017 Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC 2017) in London confirm racial inequities in numbers of people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias - even after age 90 - and also point to growing evidence that early life stress and neighborhood conditions contribute to dementia risk in late life.
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Stats point to low maternal, infant mortality rates in Goa 13.7.2017 TOI: Goa
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Govts. urged to respond positively to ASHAs’ demands 13.7.2017 Hindu: National
Yoganand Reddy, paediatrician and thinker, has urged the Union and State governments to positively respond to the genuine demands/issues of Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) and resolve them ...
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Seven more districts to get mother’s milk bank 12.7.2017 DNA: Money
Seven more districts in the state will soon have mother’s milk bank as the government is further expanding its ambitious scheme in more districts in order to control infant mortality and prevent malnutrition in children by providing infants mother’s milk soon after birth. This is the next stage after successful establishment and encouraging results of 10 mother’s milk banks at various district hospitals, where mothers can donate their fresh milk for those infants whose mothers are unable to breastfeed them. “Last week we got in principle nod to establish seven new mother’s milk banks,” Devendra Agrawal, consultant to the state government told DNA. “These banks will be established in Sirohi, Rajsamand, Jalore, Barmer, Sawai Madhopur, Karauli and Dholpur. These seven districts have been selected just because of having high Infant Mortality Rate (IMR). We have started the process of identifying appropriate space at these districts headquarters,” said Agrawal. According to Annual Health Survey 2012-13, ...
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Leading Lady Champions Breastfeeding Moms Through Nursing Bra Donation During World Breastfeeding Week 11.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
CLEVELAND, July 11, 2017 : In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, premier intimate apparel brand, Leading Lady, announces it will donate USD 350,000 worth of Leading Lady, and Loving Moments, nursing bras, alongside related nursing products, to be distributed among more than 375 breastfeeding support groups nationwide.
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Goa has very low infant mortality in India 11.7.2017 TOI: Goa
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Summary: PM's interaction with Chief Secretaries of States and Union Territories 11.7.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 11: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today interacted with Chief Secretaries of States and Union Territories.
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Replicate each others' best practices, Modi tells states 10.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked states to learn from the best practices of each other to find solutions to problems and challenges that they face.
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PM's interaction with Chief Secretaries of States and Union Territories 10.7.2017 Govt of india: PIB
PM's interaction with Chief Secretaries of States and Union Territories
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Modi's strongman economics 10.7.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Local business leaders quietly grumble there is no dynamism on the ground, little consumer demand
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Puducherry tops in reducing IMR among UTs 9.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
Certificate of Merit presented to the top health official; UT finishes third at national-level
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Kids dying within 28 days of birth a concern for govt 5.7.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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AIADMK, DMK clash over health schemes 5.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
Five months after chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami signed a slew of populist schemes, including enhancing the Dr Muthulakshmi Reddy Maternity assistance from Rs 12,000 to Rs 18,000, the DMK hauled up the government for delaying its implementation.
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FPAI to tackle maternal and infant mortality rate in 58 villages 5.7.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
New programme to cover these villages in Dharwad taluk with high mortality rate
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