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Category: Health-Indicators :: Maternal-Mortality
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India saw 211 tuberculosis cases per 1,00,000 population in 2016: WHO 18.5.2018 General News
India saw an estimated 211 cases of tuberculosis per 1,00,000 people in 2016, better than neighbouring Bangladesh and Myanmar which recorded 221 and 361 cases respectively in this category, according to the World Health Statistics 2018 released by WHO. However, Nepal and Bhutan recorded fewer number of tuberculosis (TB) cases per 1,00,000 population than India, it said. India has pledged to eradicate tuberculosis by 2025, five years ahead of the global target set by WHO. According to the report, TB remains a high-burden disease and "progress in fighting it, although impressive, is still not fast enough to close persistent gaps". Globally, incidence of TB registered a 19 er cent decline over a 16-year period from 173 new and relapse cases per 1,00, 000 population in the year 2000 to 140 per 1,00,000 population in 2016. The WHO report also stated that maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in India was 174 per 1,00,000 births in 2015. The Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 is to lower MMR .
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Make comprehensive health care affordable: TN Guv to docs, 12.5.2018 General News
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit today appealed to doctors and nurses to join hands to make comprehensive healthcare affordable in the state. "The mission before us is to make health care comprehensive, universal, affordable and qualitatively professional," he said while addressing a National Conference on Nurses here. "For achieving this objective, the road ahead is going to be complex and arduous," he said adding that it requires combined efforts of doctors and nurses to achieve success. Noting that Tamil Nadu has always been an important centre for medical diagnosis and treatment, Purohit said, the state enjoys an impressive record in the reduction of infant and maternal mortality rates. Tamil Nadu ranks first in terms of the number of children getting immunised and takes pride in the lakhs of eminent medical practitioners and nursing professionals engaged in providing healthcare, he said. Referring to an estimate by Confederation of Indian Industry, the ...
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Karnataka govt's per-capita investment in health lowest among South states 11.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Ambitious-sounding policy conversations notwithstanding, the actual performance of the state in terms of health and nutrition outcomes leaves much to be desired
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Students run to raise awareness 7.5.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal An awareness marathon run was organized at BHEL Dussehra Grounds to create... more »
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Make mandatory posting of fresh MBBS graduates in rural areas before granting them their first promotion: Vice President 26.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that a possible solution to address the shortage of doctors in rural areas could be mandatory posting of fresh MBBS graduates in rural areas before granting them their first promotion.
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Chhattisgarh has made tremendous progress in health, infra: CM Raman Singh 25.4.2018 General News
Chhattisgarh has made tremendous progress in the areas of health and road-rail connectivity, Chief Minister Raman Singh said here today. Singh was responding to Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant's recent remark that states like Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are keeping India backward, especially on social indicators. The chief minister also said there should be an analytical study about fast growth achieved by Chhattisgarh after its formation in 2000. Chhattisgarh has made tremendous progress in health indicators like IMR (Infant Mortality Rate), MMR (Maternal Mortality Rate) and malnutrition as well as in road and rail connectivity, Singh told reporters here. Earlier this week, Kant had said: "Eastern part of India, particularly states like Bihar, UP, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, is keeping India backward especially on social indicators. While we have have improved on ease of doing business, we have remained backward on human development ...
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TS not for North vs South spin 13.4.2018 Hindu: News
State to seek higher funds allocation as incentive for better performance
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Convention of Cachar ASHA workers held 29.3.2018 The Assam Tribune
Convention of Cachar ASHA workers held
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MMR is 44 per one lakh live births in Assam 27.3.2018 General News
The Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) is 44 per one lakh live births and Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) is 300 per 1000 live births in Assam, the state Assembly was informed today. Replying to a question of Dr Numal Momin of the BJP in the Assembly, Health Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma said MMR in the state was falling since 2001-03 when it was 490. The MMR came further down to 480 during 2004-06, 390 during 2007-09 and 328 during 2010-12, he said. The IMR has also fallen during the period from 74 in 2001 to 44 in 2016, Sarma said. Strategies implemented to reduce IMR in the state include Facility Based New Born Care, New Born Care Corner, New Born Stabilisation Unit, Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre, Nutritional Counselling cum Management Centre, Paediatric Intensive Care Units, Home Based Newborn Care, the minister said.
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‘Gujarat lags in health, education’ 19.3.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Sunday said while Gujarat had done very well in industrialisation, it would need to do some catching-up in the health and education sectors.

Mr. Kumar

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Gujarat Lags Behind In Health, Education: Niti Aayog Vice Chairman 18.3.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Sunday said that while Gujarat has done very well in industrialisation, it will need to do some catching-up in the health and education sectors.
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Gujarat lagging behind in health, education: Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar 18.3.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The Niti Aayog will help Gujarat set up the proposed Coastal Economic Zones which aim to spur economic activities along the state coast
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Gujarat lagging behind in health, education: Niti Aayog Vice 18.3.2018 General News
Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar today said that while Gujarat has done very well in industrialisation, it will need to do some catching-up in the health and education sectors. Kumar met Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and senior state officials here. "Gujarat's achievements in education and health are not like those in other areas like industrialisation, infrastructure and energy....it lags behind in these two (health and education). I talked about this with the state government," he said, speaking to reporters after the meeting. He was happy to learn from the government that budgetary allocations for health and education have been increased for 2018-19, Kumar said. He was told that the state is planning "big success this year itself" in the health sector, and district collectors have been asked to pay special attention to child malnutrition and the maternal mortality ratio, he said. The Niti Aayog will help Gujarat set up the proposed Coastal Economic Zones which aim ..
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LaQshya programme launched 16.3.2018 Hindu: Rx
Aims at achieving tangible results within 18 months
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LaQshya programme launched 16.3.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Aims at achieving tangible results within 18 months
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Pre-eclampsia: Threat for the preggers 15.3.2018 General News
Pre-eclampsia is a hypertensive disorder characterised by the presence of high-blood pressure and high protein levels in the urine (proteinuria) during pregnancy.According to data collected by the Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI) shows that pregnancy-induced high blood which is responsible for 12% of maternal deaths in India, is the leading cause of maternal mortalityThe first symptoms of Preeclampsia include high blood pressure and a high level of protein in the urine. Preeclamptic women also often have swelling in the feet, legs, and hands. This condition is said to appear during the second half of pregnancy, often in the latter part of the second or early third trimesters. However, it can occur earlier too.If this condition goes unnoticed, preeclampsia can lead to a more complicated condition called eclampsia that can put the mother and baby's life at risk. In rare cases, preeclampsia can cause death. Women with preeclampsia who have seizures ...
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Pulse polio drive second phase underway, over 3 lakh children to be immunised 11.3.2018 Zee News : India National
The second phase of Pulse Polio immunisation camp is currently underway in several parts of the country.
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Singapore, T.N. health project ends 24.2.2018 Hindu: Home

The conclusion of a three-year collaboration between Tamil Nadu and Singapore on antenatal and child healthcare was marked on Friday, a press release said. Both sides came together for a dialogue a

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Kerala's New Health Policy Makes Vaccination Card Mandatory for School Admission 21.2.2018 Top India News- News18.com
The decision to make vaccination cards mandatory for school admission comes after vaccination programmes were faced with resistance from different quarters in Kerala.
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Odisha for collaboration with UN agencies on SDGs 17.2.2018 General News
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday proposed to strengthen institutionalised monitoring framework for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in collaboration with the United Nations agencies.
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