User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Health-Indicators :: Infant-Mortality
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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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Why 581 mn Indians endure the country's worst healthcare 4.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Nine of India's poorest states -- home to 581 million or 48 per cent of the population -- account for 70 per cent of the country's infant deaths, 75 per cent of under-five deaths and 62 per cent of maternal deaths, but do not spend even the money they have set aside for healthcare, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of 2017 Reserve Bank of India data on state budgets.
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Why 581 million Indians endure India's worst healthcare 3.7.2017 Sify Finance
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581 mn Indians in country's 9 poorest states live without proper healthcare 3.7.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Seven of the nine 'high-focus' states report underspending on healthcare
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New maternity policy right on track 28.6.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
We have irrefutable evidence to show that there is a strong association between the time a mother spends with her newborn child and the long-term health benefits to both that flow from such bonding. For working mothers this has always been a challenge. Most countries have some formal policies that guarantee paid time off for working mothers to fully recover from child birth and get the time they need to care for a new born baby. Not all countries, however, give them the amount of time needed to this satisfactorily. Extended time together is not the only assurance a mother needs after childbirth. As a working mother, she is also concerned about protecting her financial status which is where extended paid maternity leave becomes so important. India's new maternity leave policy of fully paid 26 weeks puts us amongst the most advanced countries in this respect and just behind Canada (50 weeks) and Norway (44 weeks). While the Government of Indias initiative is in the right direction, it should offer more ...
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More Venezuelan children dying from preventable diseases amid crisis 28.6.2017 DNA: Health
T welve-year-old Samuel Becerra went to Venezuela's main pediatric hospital for routine dialysis in March.
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Expectant mothers must register online from July 1 22.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
Move aimed to reduce mother, child mortality rate
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Smart waste management solution wins ₹ 20 lakh 21.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Ten get Innovate for Digital India Challenge 2.0 Award
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McCann bags Grand Prix for Good, Medula wins 2 Silvers 19.6.2017 ET: Advertising
McCann Health India was the second runner up in Healthcare Agency of the Year award and propelled McCann Health to win the Healthcare Network of the Year trophy.
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146 dists targeted in population control drive 16.6.2017 TOI: Home
To achieve India’s population control target faster, the government has decided to accelerate family planning measures by identifying 146 districts where the total fertility rate (TFR), the number of children born per woman) is more than three and which add up to 28% of the population.
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Govt set to launch 'Parivar Vikas' programme to improve family planning 15.6.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The govt will study each district to find why fertility rates are higher, address the reasons
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Nigeria calls for steps to reduce mother, child mortality 15.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Abuja, June 15 (IANS/MAP) The Nigerian government has called on states and healthcare agencies to redouble their efforts on reducing maternal and infant mortality in the country.
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