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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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Assam worst in MMR, spent just 13.58% of NHM fund in 2017-18 16.2.2018 General News
Assam is at the bottom of the list with regard to maternal mortality rate(MMR) with a figure of 300 against the national average of 167, while the fund spending under National Health Mission (NHM) is just 13.58 per cent for 2017-18. Addressing a press conference here, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey said the government is working to reduce the MMR in Assam. MMR is the annual number of female deaths per 1,00,000 live births from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management. "MMR in Assam is very high. It is 300 at present against the pan-India average of 167. It is at the bottom of the list. It was 383 fours ago and was 447 in 2002 in Assam," Choubey said. The declining rate of MMR in the state, however, is the highest in country and is "very encouraging", he said. The Centre is aggressively carrying out vaccination and other medication to reduce the MMR across many districts of Assam, including Nagaon, ...
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Skewed progress 30.1.2018 FrontLine: The Nation
The latest National Family Health Survey underscores the need for greater focus on improving the quality of life for the majority of the population and not just for a few. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI
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Why Institutional Delivery in India Is a Nightmare for Women 8.1.2018 The Wire

Healthcare providers need to be held responsible for their actions and must treat women in labour as autonomous individuals.

The post Why Institutional Delivery in India Is a Nightmare for Women appeared first on The Wire.

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Four reasons India can look forward to 2018 2.1.2018 Sify Finance
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Four reasons why India can look forward to 2018 1.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Mumbai, Jan 1: The seeds of many positive changes were sown in 2017 and could bring news to cheer Indians in 2018. Here's a look at four positives.
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New Year 2018: Four positives for India to look forward to 1.1.2018 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
India took several measures in 2017 which could bring cheers for Indians this year
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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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