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Category: Health-Indicators :: Infant-Mortality
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Rajasthan in five worst states on infant mortality 1.10.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
Rajasthan is among the worst states in the country when it comes to survival of a newborn baby, reveals Sample Registration System (SRS) bulletin 2016. The report issued by the center shows that 41 infants out of per 1,000 live births in Rajasthan died in 2016 within one year of their birth. It is worst among the poorer states like Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. Though, Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) in Rajasthan, has been improved slightly by 2 points, yet the state is among the top five states in the country with highest IMR. As per the SRS bulletin 2016, IMR in Rajasthan remained at 41 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2016 which is far more than the national IMR of 34 per 1,000 live births. In fact, Rajasthan lags behind poorer states including Jharkhand, Bihar and Chhatisgarh where IMR in 2016 remained at 29, 38 and 39 respectively. Among the 10 least developed states (as per Raghuram Rajan Panel), Rajasthan stands fifth from the top in IMR list only after Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Assam and Uttar ...
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Chirayu programme launched in 8 dists 1.10.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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T.N. reduces IMR to all-time low of 17 30.9.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Persistent efforts, coupled with better health care systems, have made this possible, say officials
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Infant mortality rate takes a marginal dip in Rajasthan 30.9.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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India registers significant decline in Infant Mortality Rate, gender gap 29.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi , September 29 : The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday informed that Infant Mortality Rate, IMR in India has declined by three points, from 37 per 1000 live births in 2015 to 34 per 1000 live births in 2016, compared to two points decline last year.
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Health ministry announces 8% drop in infant mortality rate from previous year 29.9.2017 DNA: Opinion
The infant mortality rate in the country stood at 34 per 1000 live births in 2016, a fall of eight per cent from the corresponding figure the previous year, the health ministry said today. The ministry termed the development as a "significant decline" in the IMR. According to recently released SRS bulletin, IMR of India declined by three points (8 per cent) from 37 per 1000 live births in 2015 to 34 per 1000 live births in 2016. The country also recorded a major drop in birth cohort (group of people born during a particular period of year), which has for the first time come down to below 25 million, it said. "India has registered 90,000 fewer infant deaths in 2016 as compared to 2015. The total number of estimated infant deaths have come down from 9,30,000 (9.3 lakh) in 2015 to 8,40,000 (8.4 lakh) in 2016," the statement by the health ministry said. The gender gap in India for child survival is also "reducing steadily". "The gender difference between female and male IMR has now reduced to less than 10 ...
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India registers significant decline in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) 29.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi : India has registered a significant decline in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR). According to the just released SRS bulletin, IMR of India has declined by three points (8pc decline), from 37 per 1000 live births in 2015 to 34 per 1000 live births in 2016, compared to two points decline last year.
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Greater decline in infant mortality rate in 2016: Government 29.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India has registered three points decline in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) to 34 per 1,000 live births in 2016 from 37 per 1,000 live births in 2015, an official statement said in Friday.
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India registers significant decline in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) 29.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
India has registered a significant decline in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR). According to the just released SRS bulletin, IMR of India has declined by three points (8% decline), from 37 per 1000 live births in 2015 to 34 per 1000 live births in 2016, compared to two points decline last year.
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Referrals, complicated cases add to woes of Cheluvamba Hospital 29.9.2017 Hindu: News
Infant mortality cases haunt the hospital
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India's infant mortality rate declines 28.9.2017 TOI: India
India has brought down the death of children under one year — from 25 per 1000 live births in 2015 to 23 per 1,000 live births in 2016 — according to Sample Registration System released by the Registrar General of India. Kerala continues to have the lowest incidence, 10 deaths per 1,000 live births
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Preparations for vaccination drive in final phase 27.9.2017 Hindu: News
6,76,106 children in the age group of 9 months to 15 years to be administered measles-rubella vaccine
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All steps to reduce infant, maternal mortality: DC 26.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis has directed the officials to take all necessary steps to reduce infant and maternal mortality in the district. She was chairing a review meeting on various p...
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How India is failing its infants long before they arrive at hospitals 25.9.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Child death figures were routine for July and August, when infections peak and already overburdened hospitals are unable to cope
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Congenital anomalies take a toll on babies in tribal regions in Attappady 24.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Unlike in the past when poverty and malnutrition had caused a large number of infant mortality cases in the tribal regions of Attappady, congenital anomalies or birth defects are now taking a toll on ...
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NHM Employees of Thoubal District Staged Protest; Demand Regularisation of Contractual Staff 24.9.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
NHM Employees of Thoubal District Staged Protest; Demand Regularisation of Contractual Staff
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Fatal toll of cheap cigarettes 23.9.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Increases in average price between 2004 and 2014, which generally followed increases in tobacco taxes, were associated with 9,208 fewer infant deaths
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US firms keen on investing in State 23.9.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
USISPF delegation meets Chief Minister, makes several proposals
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People underestimate global advances in quality of life and are pessimistic about the future 23.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2017 : Most people in developed nations have very low levels of knowledge about international development progress. They believe conditions around the world have gotten worse when, in fact, they have markedly improved.
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Cabinet reviews NHM, notes big gain in under-5 mortality rates 21.9.2017 TOI: India
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