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Category: Health-Indicators :: Maternal-Mortality
Last updated: Apr 28 2017 19:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Assam's two-child norm in draft policy 'unnecessary', 'anti-women' 28.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Assam's suggestion of implementing a two-child policy is not only "unnecessary" but is also "anti-women" and "anti-poor", says an expert.
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6 lakh litres of blood wasted in 5 years 24.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
6 lakh litres of blood wasted in 5 years
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6 lakh litres of blood wasted in five years due to lack of coordination between blood banks and hospitals 24.4.2017 ET: Healthcare
Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu were among the worst offenders, discarding not just whole blood but even red blood cells and plasma.
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How 6 lakh litres blood were wasted in 5 years 24.4.2017 TOI: Home
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Prepare action plan to reduce the infant, maternal mortality rate: UP CM tells officials 22.4.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
The CM 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.
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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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How text messages save lives in Assam; a state with highest maternal deaths 22.4.2017 Top Stories
Assam's MMR of 300 is double India's average
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Depression clinics opened for women 22.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
One will function at SAT Hospital
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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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2.5L women got ante-natal care in 6 mths 16.4.2017 TOI: Patna
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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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Singapore ties up with K’taka to improve maternal care 13.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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State registers sharp fall in maternal mortality rate 8.4.2017 TOI: Patna
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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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Gujarat maternal mortality rate rising since 2014: CAG 1.4.2017 DNA: Health
Maternal mortality rate (MMR) in Gujarat has risen in the last three years, but infant and neonatal mortality incidences have come down, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) said in its report.
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Maternal mortality rose in last three years: CAG 1.4.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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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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Why India needs more male health workers -- to tackle maternal-health crisis 22.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Female health workers are the primary drivers of maternal health initiatives, but male health workers (MHWs) could complement their services significantly, according to a 2015 research study conducted in rural Odisha.
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Rates of infant mortality,maternal mortality reducing fast: 21.3.2017 DNA: Health
Replying to questions, Health Minister J P Nadda said "in the IMR (infant mortality rate), MMR (maternal mortality rate) and Under-5 Mortality Rate, the decline is faster than the international pace. "
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