User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Health-Indicators :: Infant-Mortality
Last updated: Apr 26 2017 20:04 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Mamata, Amit Shah trade barbs over development in Bengal 26.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday traded barbs over development in the eastern state, with the former throwing an "open challenge" to anyone to show growth under a "huge" debt burden.
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Yogi Adityanath government to roll out a new family planning scheme in Uttar Pradesh 26.4.2017 TOI: India
The scheme includes measures like a family planning kit for newly-weds in rural areas, which will include two packs of condoms, a marriage registration form, contraceptive pills and two pregnancy test kits.
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Reduce infant and maternal mortality rate in Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath tells officials 22.4.2017 DNA: Mumbai
 Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked the state officials to prepare an action plan to reduce the infant, child and maternal mortality rate in the state. He also stressed on taking steps to check female foeticide. In a meeting with the officials of the family welfare department last night, Adityanath also stressed on the need to ensure that children get better nutrition. The chief minister also made it clear to the officers that laxity in the implementation of schemes meant for the welfare of women and children will not be tolerated, an official spokesman said. Besides emphasising on the immunisation programme for children, the Chief Minister asked for taking firm action under the rules to check female foeticide for maintaining gender ratio in society. As per statistics provided by the Centre, Uttar Pradesh has an infant mortality rate of 78 i.e. 78 out of 1,000 children in the state die before they reach the age of five. The data suggests that this is the worse in the country amongst all the ...
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Govt aims at providing universal health cover for all 21.4.2017 DNA: Health
Health minister J P Nadda today said the government aims to provide "assured" universal health cover for all the citizens as mooted in the National Health Policy which was passed by the Parliament recently.
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More infants dying in Gujarat’s tribal belt 16.4.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Why Kerala's development story doesn’t reach Attapady's tribals 15.4.2017 Sify Finance
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Why Kerala's development story doesn't reach Attapady's tribals 15.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Maruthi and her husband Vellangiri are still mourning for their infant son who lived only four-and-a-half-hours after birth in 2014. Maruthi, who continued working as a daily wage labourer into her third trimester, had grown steadily weak during pregnancy. There wasnt enough food at home, the drinking water was contaminated and sanitation non-existent in her village.
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Why Attapady's tribals have missed out on Kerala's development story 15.4.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Attapady's infant mortality is 66, way higher than India's national average of 40
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Singapore ties up with K’taka to improve maternal care 13.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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VACB finds flaws in tribal housing 10.4.2017 Hindu: News
Though govt had allotted funds for 3,921 houses, only 793 have been completed
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In next 20 years, Muslims babies may exceed Christian births: Study 9.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
In next 20 years, Muslims babies may exceed Christian births: Study
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More schemes for pregnant women 7.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
KCR constitutes committee
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'Educate the Girl Child' anthem is not a flsh in the pan: Suresh Narayanan, Chairman and MD, Nestle 5.4.2017 ET: Brand Equity
He hopes that this will motivate people individually and collectively to be part of measures.
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'A healthy nation necessary for economic development' 4.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Health of the citizens and the economy of their nation go hand in hand and every buck spent on the former guarantees a manifold increase in the latter, said a noted public health expert here.
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Maternal mortality rose in last three years: CAG 1.4.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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A policy let-down 28.3.2017 FrontLine: Cover Story
National Health Policy 2017 leaves the poor in the lurch as it passes on to the private sector the responsibility for providing quality, affordable health care, instead of putting the onus on the state. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI
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‘Telangana leads in Indra Dhanush programme’ 27.3.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Chief Secretary S.P. Singh informed the Secretary of Ministry of Health C.K. Misra that Telangana was the best performing State in the last two years in implementation of Mission Indra Dhanush to immu...
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GDP grows but job security falls: Only 16% Indians earn regular wage 25.3.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
The proportion of casual labourers in the workforce is considerable, 30.9% and growing
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Adityanath as CM is shocking, says New York Times 24.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The decision to pick Hindutva leader Adityanath Yogi as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh shows the BJP thinks "nothing stands in the way of transforming a secular republic into a Hindu state", the New York Times said on Friday.
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Govt plans to reduce infant mortality rate from 41 to 23 24.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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