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Category: Health-Indicators :: Infant-Mortality
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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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1.5 lakh infants are born with Congenital Heart Diseases in India 30.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
According to the National Family Health Survey, the infant mortality rate (IMR) in India stands at 34 per 1000 live births. About 10 percent of these infant deaths can be attributed to congenital heart diseases (CHD) alone. About 1.5 lakh infants are born with CHD in the country every year, a condition which can be detected with timely screening. Considering this, relevant stakeholders and institutions came together to launch a campaign for formulating a national policy on making CCHD screening mandatory in all healthcare establishments in India. The campaign followed a high-level meeting with Manoj Jhalani, Additional Health Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Current screening methods that include physical examination, fetal scan or a combination of these two can only detect 72 percent of the cases. Various clinical studies have shown that addition of reliable pulse oximetry to screening protocols can potentially increase the detection rate to 92 percent which in the ...
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Experts call for screening of heart defects among newborns 30.5.2018 General News
According to the National Family Health Survey, the infant mortality rate (IMR) in India stands at 34 per 1000 live births. About 10 percent of these infant deaths can be attributed to congenital heart diseases (CHD) alone.About 1.5 lakh infants are born with CHD in the country every year, a condition which can be detected with timely screening.Considering this, relevant stakeholders and institutions came together to launch a campaign for formulating a national policy on making CCHD screening mandatory in all healthcare establishments in India.The campaign followed a high-level meeting with Manoj Jhalani, Additional Health Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.Current screening methods that include physical examination, fetal scan or a combination of these two can only detect 72 percent of the cases. Various clinical studies have shown that addition of reliable pulse oximetry to screening protocols can potentially increase the detection rate to 92 ...
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Adani-run hospital debunks infant mortality allegations 27.5.2018 General News
Amid media reports suggesting a high death rate of newborns at the G.K. General Hospital in Bhuj, Gujarat, its medical director has rejected this charge, saying hospital authorities are cooperating with a state government-appointed panel in the matter.Dr. Gyaneshwar Rao, Medical Director of G.K. Hospital, said, "Comprehensive data reflecting the mortality trends have been shared with the Gujarat health ministry. The (hospital) authorities are cooperating with a three-member government-appointment panel and are looking into the matter."The hospital authorities, in a statement, termed the report of the death of seven infants on May 21 as false. It asserted that only one infant suffering from viral infection had passed away in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of the hospital on May 21.It was further informed that many patients admitted to the hospital are referred cases and develop further complications while on their way to the hospital, which results in a higher mortality rate ..
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Everester Muri Linggi calls on Governor 27.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Everester Muri Linggi calls on Governor
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Adani-run GK General Hospital rejects charges of medical negligence 26.5.2018 General News
Authorities of GK General Hospital, which is managed by Adani Education and Research Foundation on Saturday, denied the allegation of medical negligence against the hospital.The hospital authority in a statement termed the report of the death of seven infants on May 21 as false and asserted that only one infant which was kept in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), with a viral infection, passed away on that particular day.The authorities also stated that many patients admitted to the hospital are referred cases and on their way to the hospital, they develop further complications, which results in a higher mortality rate at the hospital."The total Infant Mortality Rate of the hospital is 14%. Death rate increases if there is an increase in the number of outborn (who were not born in the hospital) infants. In the past year, out of 33,284 infants treated in the hospital, 1,080 have been treated in the NICU," the hospital said."Out of the infants admitted in May 2018, 19 were on ...
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Why Karnataka's new government has a job on its hands despite 8.5% growth 15.5.2018 Sify Finance
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Why Karnataka's new government has a job on its hands despite 8.5% growth 15.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
In 2016, Karnataka recorded the second-highest number of farmer suicides-1,212, behind only Maharashtra
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Kerala seeing advanced demographic transition: Report 14.5.2018 General News
Kerala is currently experiencing an advanced demographic transition as the mortality and fertility levels have come down and so migration plays a critical role in shaping the future demographic scenario, said a report released here on Monday.
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​Karnataka has India's second lowest unemployment rate, lags on women empowerment 11.5.2018 Sify Finance
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