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Category: Health-Indicators :: Maternal-Mortality
Last updated: Sep 13 2017 13:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Ultrasound at village health centres soon 4.7.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
Screening of high-risk pregnancy cases in rural UP is set to become easier with the state government extending ultrasound service to 50 community health centres.
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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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Nadda launches Mobile Medical Units for Assam tea gardens 20.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J.P. Nadda on Tuesday launched 80 Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) for Assam's tea gardens, saying they would make healthcare accessible to the tea garden community.
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MMUs to provide better healthcare to Assam tea garden workers 20.6.2017 DNA: Health
Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda today flagged off mobile medical units (MMUs) or 'mini hospitals on the move' to provide healthcare facilities to tea garden workers in Assam.
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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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Govt set to launch 'Parivar Vikas' programme in 146 districts 15.6.2017 DNA: Health
The government is all set to roll out the 'Mission Parivar Vikas' programme to improve family planning services in 146 districts that house 28 per cent of the country's population.
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Odisha to extend malnutrition management programme to all districts 3.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Odisha government will extend its Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) programme to all of the state's 30 districts to reduce malnutrition-related complications among children, an official said on Saturday.
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Odisha extends malnutrition programme to all districts 3.6.2017 BusinessLine - National
Odisha government today decided to extend its community management of malnutrition programme to all 30 districts of the state, official sources said. The decision was taken at the Empowered Committ...
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Odisha extends malnutrition programme to all districts 3.6.2017 DNA: Health
Odisha government today decided to extend its community management of malnutrition programme to all 30 districts of the state, official sources said.
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mMitra wins healthcare innovation award 3.6.2017 Hindu: News
Free voice call service for pregnant woman aims to curb infant mortality rate
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Panel seeks more funds to keep State healthy 29.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Ekbal committee submits draft health policy
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Maternal mortality rate increases in Coimbatore district 22.5.2017 Hindu: Home
26 maternal deaths reported in 2016-17; rate lower than MMR of State
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Turned away by hospitals, widow gives birth in shed 20.5.2017 TOI: Home
Staff at three Chhattisgarh hospitals are under investigation following allegations that they refused a pregnant widow in labour admission, thus forcing her to deliver her child in a shed in 47°C weather without any medical help at hand.
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Cabinet okays maternity benefit programme 18.5.2017 DNA: Opinion
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a maternity benefit programme for employees in government enterprises and public sector undertakings, under which pregnant and lactating women will be entitled to an amount of Rs 6,000 for their first child. The benefit will be released in three installments of up to Rs 5,000 by the Women and Child Development Ministry, while the remaining cash incentives will be released as per the norms of existing schemes of the ministry. The benefits, which will be implemented from January 1, 2017 onward, were initially introduced in 53 districts in India with the worst maternal mortality rates as a pilot project. These include districts in states like Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar, where the MMR count has been the lowest around the country. Some of these districts include Balrampur (UP), Shrawasti (UP), Budaun (UP), Samastipur (Bihar), Karimganj (Assam), Hailakandi (Assam), Chatra (Jharkhand), Dumka (Jharkhand), etc. The Cabinet nod now extends the ...
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Nurses crucial for cost-effective, good quality healthcare: Mukherjee 12.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said nurses and midwives are crucial in delivering "cost-effective and good quality healthcare".
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Nurses in India are at forefront of national healthcare system: President 12.5.2017 New Kerala: India News
Nurses in India are at forefront of national healthcare system: President
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Nurses in India are at forefront of national healthcare system President 12.5.2017 DNA: Health
President Mukherjee said while presenting the National Florence Nightingale Awards to nursing personnel today on the occasion of International Nurses Day at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
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