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Category: Health-Indicators :: Maternal-Mortality
Last updated: Mar 22 2017 18:00 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Health dept readies plans worth Rs 2,364cr 18.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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6 challenges before the new government in UP, whose GDP is comparable to Kenya, population to Brazil 17.3.2017 India Today| Must Read
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won an unprecedented victory in the state in the 2017 Assembly election, with 312 of 403 seats, but with some of India's worst development indicators, there is much to do.
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6 challenges awaiting the new BJP government in Uttar Pradesh 17.3.2017 Latest News
Despite having the largest population, UP spends Rs 452 per capita on health
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Health Policy to hike health spending to 2.5% of GDP: JP Nadda 16.3.2017 ET: Policy
The policy, which was cleared by the Cabinet yesterday, also envisions increasing life expectancy to 70 years from 67.5 years and proposes free diagnostics and drugs at all public hospitals.
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Health Policy to hike health spending to 2.5% of GDP: Nadda 16.3.2017 DNA: Health
Setting ambitious targets, the government today unveiled the National Health Policy which entails raising of public expenditure to 2.5 per cent of GDP from the current 2 per cent and introducing yoga much more widely in schools and work places.
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Nat Health Policy to increase life expectancy to 70 yrs: Nadda 16.3.2017 DNA: Health
The National Health Policy would aim at increasing life expectancy to 70 years from 67.5 and reduce fertility rate to 2.1 by 2025 and proposes free diagnostics and drugs at all public hospitals, Health Minister J P Nadda informed Lok Sabha today.
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UP slides to last place in infant and under-5 mortality rankings 16.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India's most populous state has slid past Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to record the country's worst infant and under-five mortality rates, according to newly-released health data.
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In a sylvan valley, one woman reveals, changes lives obscured by beauty 10.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Sittilinghi, Dharmapuri district (Tamil Nadu): Nestled in a sylvan valley in northwestern Tamil Nadu and surrounded by forests, the village council, or panchayat, of Sittilinghi struggled to bring to attention the infirmities obscured by its natural beauty.
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Illiterate, married at 11, mother at 12: Panchayat president now changes fates 9.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Padiganalam (Tamil Nadu): Married against her wishes at 11 to her dead sisters husband, Sidhamallamma Kanchappa gave birth to her first child at home when she was 12. It was 1998, the child nearly died, and the doctors at the hospital chided her for marrying so young.
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India needs to fight maternal mortality with sense of urgency: study 8.3.2017 DNA: Health
Maternal Mortality rate in India is around 178 against the target of 109 set in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
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India needs to fight Maternity Mortality with sense of urgency: Study 8.3.2017 New Kerala: India News
India needs to fight Maternity Mortality with sense of urgency: Study
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India needs to fight Maternity Mortality with sense of urgency Study 8.3.2017 DNA: Health
Healthy India is certainly a possibility by aligning proper mother and child care with universal health coverage, which is a long-term objective for India.
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Krishnaveni's story and the era of women panchayat presidents 8.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Thalaiyuthu panchayat, Tirunelveli district (Tamil Nadu): P. Krishnaveni remembers the night of 13 June, 2011, clear as day. Barely 200 m from her home of 15 years, in front of a local temple, she lay in a pool of her blood.
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How Krishnaveni has defined an era of women panchayat presidents 8.3.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The trauma of the tragedy lives with Krishnaveni, but it made her more determined than ever
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As more women seek care, better health follows 7.3.2017 HBL: Home
While access has improved, gender disparity exists in seeking treatment
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Glasshouse 7.3.2017 India Today| Glass House
Here is the Glasshouse of this week.
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Maternal mortality rates decline worldwide except US 7.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
Maternal mortality rates decline worldwide except US
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Maternal mortality rates decline worldwide except US 7.3.2017 DNA: Health
Maternal mortality rates decline worldwide except US
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