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Category: Health-Indicators :: Infant-Mortality
Last updated: May 24 2017 23:40 IST RSS 2.0
 
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CS reviews infant death prevention measures in tribal areas 24.5.2017 DNA: Health
The Maharashtra government today asked officials to take steps to prevent death of infants in tribal areas and also measures to curb monsoon-related diseases.
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16-bed sick newborn care unit opened at Jaipuria Hospital 24.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Molecular genetic lab to be set up in Kilpauk 19.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Lights slowly dimming on Uttar Pradesh's economic growth story 12.5.2017 DNA: Mumbai
India's most populated state, Uttar Pradesh, has the highest number of un-electrified households in the country. The state has a higher school drop-out rate, infant mortality rate (IMR) and maternal mortality ratio (MMR) compared to other states in the country. The state also fares poorly on nutrition parameters and has the costliest industrial tariff as compared to other states. These facts were featured in a series of presentations made to UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath by members of a high-level Niti Aayog delegation on Wednesday. A 18-member delegation led by Dr Arvind Panagariya, Vice-Chairman, NITI Aayog, held day-long deliberations on the way forward for Uttar Pradesh and addressed key developmental needs of the state across sectors. Presently, the state has 182 lakh un-electrified households of the total 255 lakh un-electrified households in the country. The state has the highest industrial tariff in the country at Rs 9.18. The picture of the state's education sector is grim as well. As far as ...
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Affordable housing: $1.3-trillion boom to be India's next growth driver 10.5.2017 Top Stories
Narendra Modi has been on a mission to expand affordable housing in Asia's third-largest economy
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Mission Bhagiratha to help in development goals too 10.5.2017 Hindu: Home
It can influence several stages of life
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$1.3-trillion housing boom to be India's next growth driver 10.5.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Narendra Modi has been on a mission to expand affordable housing in Asia's third-largest economy
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Venezuela releases 2016 health data showing soaring infant mortality and malaria 9.5.2017 DNA: Health
Venezuela's infant mortality rose 30 percent last year, maternal mortality shot up 65 percent and cases of malaria jumped 76 percent, according to government data, sharp increases reflecting how the country's deep economic crisis has hammered at citizens' health.
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Action plan to bring down neonatal mortality rate 8.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
Eight districts have been identified to bring down neonatal mortality rate (NMR). In the state, 32 infants out of 1,000 live births die before they are 28 days old. Now, targeting to reduce it, the health department has decided to prepare action plan to reduce neonatal mortalities in the state.
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‘Provide food to children of MGNREGA workers’ 6.5.2017 Hindu: News
Uma Mahadevan, Principal Secretary, Department of Women and Child Development and district in-charge secretary, has instructed officials to provide food to children (below the age of five) of labourer...
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Raj leads in community human milk banking 5.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Healthcare has a new vision for all 4.5.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
India has made remarkable progress in healthcare; the nation is much healthier today. Several diseases including polio, smallpox and guinea worm have been eradicated successfully.
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In 41 years, as economy grew 2,100%, infant mortality dropped just 68% 3.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Over 41 years to 2016, a national health programme for children has led to a 68 per cent drop in India's infant mortality rate (IMR), but the IMR of 41 deaths per 1,000 live births is still worse off than poorer neighbours like Bangladesh (31) and Nepal (29).
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ABITA, UNICEF undertake massive awareness drive on immunisation 3.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
ABITA, UNICEF undertake massive awareness drive on immunisation
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In 41 years, as India's economy grew 21 times, infant mortality dropped 68% 3.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
However, this rate is still worse than poorer neighbours Bangladesh and Nepal
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Religious leaders resolve to support newborn healthcare 2.5.2017 DNA: Health
Nearly 50 religious leaders gathered at Sanchi as part of 'Faith Leaders Dialogue on Newborn Care and Immunisation' organised by Bhopal-based NGO Spandan with support of UNICEF, Madhya Pradesh.
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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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