User: esg Topic: Health
Category: Health-Indicators :: Maternal-Mortality
Last updated: Apr 13 2018 01:11 IST RSS 2.0
 
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HC allows 13-yr-old rape victim to abort foetus at 26 weeks 6.12.2017 Hindu: News
Court considers girl’s trauma, agony if pregnancy continues
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Against the odds, Bangladesh puts mothers at the forefront of medical practice 25.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Up against it; Bangladesh has managed to turn a new leaf for expectant mothers.
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With near 100 per cent literacy and low infant mortality, Kerala remains miles ahead of most states 17.11.2017 India Today | February 13, 2012
Kerala, with near 100 per cent literacy, low infant mortality, minimum maternal mortality, the least school dropouts and crime rates, etc. is miles ahead of most states in India.
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On maternity benefits 14.11.2017 Hindu: Opinion
It is time for the government to shoulder the financial responsibility
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Piramal group expands healthcare project in Vizag 8.11.2017 HBL: Home
Piramal Swasthya belonging to Piramal Foundation is expanding its healthcare project taken up in the agency (tribal) area of Visakhapatnam district in Araku valley. Vishal Phanse, CEO, told presspe...
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Lack of healthcare infrastructure in Dimoria 8.11.2017 The Assam Tribune
Lack of healthcare infrastructure in Dimoria
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Incentives for government hospitals proposed for institutional deliveries 3.11.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Process of filling vacancies in health dept. underway, says Laxma Reddy
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DNA THEME: Bride & prejudice... How SC ruling can help 30.10.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
The recent Supreme Court ruling that sex with a minor wife amounts to rape, could be a game changer for underage girls aged between 0 and 19 years in the state who are already mothers. This judgment will indisputably correct the view that early marriage is a serious infringement of child rights. According to the 2011 Census, 31.6 per cent girls in Rajasthan were married off before the age of 18. A more recent survey by the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) 2015-16 pointed to an even higher number, with 35.4 per cent of girls aged between 20 and 24 years got married off before attaining the legal age. Hook or by crook, this progressive decision will not only break the social orthodoxy but will also help in improving the health scenario of the state. Maternal mortality and infant mortality rates are closely linked to early marriages. A UNICEF study revealed that early marriage hinders educational attainment, which then leads to poor maternal health and higher infant mortality rates. Child-bearing at a ...
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Mizoram records infant mortality rate of 21 in 2016-17 22.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Mizoram records infant mortality rate of 21 in 2016-17
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66% decline in child mortality rate but most new-born still die in India: UN report 19.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India has witnessed 66 per cent decline in the under-five mortality rate from 1990 to 2015 but most of the new-born deaths -- 24 per cent of all -- still occur in the country, according to a new UN report.
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Despite economic slowdown, India still can meet goals on poverty, hunger 14.10.2017 Latest News
The ongoing slowdown in economic growth could increase the need for government programmes to alleviate poverty and hunger
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India had 97mn underweight kids in 2016: Lancet 11.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
India had 97mn underweight kids in 2016: Lancet
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Call for effective strategies to check infant deaths 8.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Call for effective strategies to check infant deaths
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Immunisation in Gujarat to get a boost from PM Narendra Modi 3.10.2017 TOI: India
Mission Indradhanush, launched on December 25, 2014, aims at raising vaccination coverage in 201 districts of the country where 50% children were not vaccinated.
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61,706 women in Ballari to benefit from new scheme 3.10.2017 Hindu: National
Matru Poorna Yojane, the ambitious scheme of the State government aimed at eradicating malnourishment among pregnant women and lactating mothers, was launched in Ballari and Koppal districts.At a func...
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Matrupoorna scheme aims at reducing IMR, MRR: Patil 2.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
As many as 54,000 pregnant women and lactating mothers will be benefited by Matrupoorna scheme in Kalaburagi district. The scheme aims to reduce infant mortality rate (IMR), maternal mortality rate (MMR) and also to bring down low birth weight, said District In-charge & Medical Education Minister Sharanprakash Patil. He was speaking during the launch of the Matrupoorna scheme, at a programme organised jointly by the district administration, Zilla Panchayat and Women & Child Development Department at Dr S M Pandit Ranganandir here, on Monday. "As part of the scheme with the tag line 'Healthy Mother Healthy Child', hot cooked mid-day meal will be provided to pregnant women and lactating mothers every day at Anganwadi Kendras". Mr Patil said that by ensuring good health of pregnant and lactating women through nutritious food, the scheme aims to ensure birth of healthy babies and thereby build a healthy society. The ambitious scheme of the government also covers counseling sessions on health and nutrition to ...
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Matru Poorna: 2,439 anganwadi centres to do the job in Shivamogga 2.10.2017 Hindu: National
Kagodu launches Matru Poorna scheme in district
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Neither safe nor dignified 30.9.2017 Hindu: Home
As part of its commitment to reduce maternal mortality, the government of India has actively promoted institutional deliveries along with several other health system reforms. Conditional cash transfe...
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Healthcare facilities in TEs inadequate: CAG 27.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Healthcare facilities in TEs inadequate: CAG
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World Contraception Day: The right birth control method for you 26.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi , Sep 26 : If statistics are anything to go by, the maternal mortality ratio in India is 174/100,000 live births. About 45,000 Indian women die of pregnancy and related complications every year.
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