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Category: Mortality
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Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey inaugurates National Dissemination Workshop on Anemia Mukt Bharat and Home-Based Young Child Care 18.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare inaugurated the two-day National Dissemination Workshop on Anemia Mukt Bharat and Home-Based Young Child Care(HBYC), here today.
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Child deaths from preventable causes cut by half since 2000 - U.N. 18.9.2018 Reuters: World News
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Six million children worldwide died last year from preventable diseases and other complications, which was about half the number of similar deaths in 2000 when nations endorsed goals to end extreme poverty, the United Nations said on ...
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Mother, 2 Children Die Allegedly Of Hunger As UP Marks "Nutrition Month" 13.9.2018 NDTV News - India-news
A mother and her two children have died within a week in Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar, allegedly of hunger and malnutrition. The government has officially recorded diarrhea and food poisoning as the...
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Tribal School Girl Student Dies; NGO Says It's Due To Malnutrition 2.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 14-year-old girl studying in a government-run school for tribals near Palghar in Maharashtra has died, prompting questions by an NGO over the circumstances of her death.
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Third Woman Inmate Of Patna Shelter Dies, 2 Others Missing 1.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Weeks after the death of two women inmates at a shelter home in Patna, a third inmate died on Friday. The latest death comes a day after two other women staying at the shelter home - meant for women...
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Bihar: Inmate of Aasra shelter home dies in hospital, two others still missing 1.9.2018 Zee News : India National
The woman identified as Anamika, a 27-year-old, was brought to the hospital after she complained of breathlessness.
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3 Children In Jharkhand Shelter Home Dies Of Alleged Malnutrition 27.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Three "underweight" children of a Jharkhand government sponsored shelter home have died allegedly of malnutrition last week, an official said today.
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Genetic Test Of Pregnant Women To Curb Disorders A Must: Draft Policy 22.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Central Government has prepared a draft policy proposing compulsory genetic screening of all pregnant women to prevent inherited disorders such as thalassemia and sickle cell anaemia along with...
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Insight: As food crisis threatens, humanitarian aid for North Korea grinds to a halt 21.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Humanitarian aid for North Korea has nearly ground to a halt this year as the United States steps up the enforcement of sanctions, despite warnings of an potential food crisis and improving relations with Pyongyang, aid groups say.
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Family Of Boy Buried In New Mexico Believed He Would "Come Back As Jesus" 14.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A 3-year-old boy found buried at a New Mexico desert compound died in a ritual to "cast out demonic spirits," but his extended family believed he would "return as Jesus" to identify "corrupt" targets...
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New Mexico family saw dead boy as guide for future attacks: prosecutors 14.8.2018 Reuters: World News
A 3-year-old boy found buried at a New Mexico desert compound died in a ritual to "cast out demonic spirits," but his extended family believed he would "return as Jesus" to identify "corrupt" targets for them to attack, prosecutors said on Monday.
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Boy at New Mexico compound died in ritual ceremony, prosecutors say 14.8.2018 Reuters: World News
A 3-year-old boy whose remains were found buried at a New Mexico desert compound died during a ritual to "cast out demonic spirits," other children living there told investigators, a prosecutor said in court on Monday.
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Mumbai: 'She vomited blood,' school girl's grief-stricken parents blame blue tablet; panic in Govandi 10.8.2018 DNA: Money
It was just another Friday for Chandani Sheikh . Feeling bit drowsy, the 12-year-old was getting ready for school when suddenly she started vomiting blood.  Her father Shahid Sheikh rushed her to the nearby hospital where she was declared ‘brought dead’. The news of 12-year-old’s death spread like a wildfire in the Mumbai’s Govandi area . Soon, around 350 children from three Urdu-medium municipal schools were taken to the Rajawadi Hospital in Ghatkopar after their parents heard about death of the class 6 student.  While the 12-year-old’s parents claim that she died due to iron tablets consumed at the school on Monday, it is yet to be proven by the postmortem report. “She vomited blood in the morning. She had consumed iron and folic acid tablet on Monday since then she was unwell. She was not undergoing any other medical treatment,” Chandani’s father told DNA.  The panic-stricken parents started admitting their children to the hospital with the complaints of vomiting, nausea and body pain. While most of ...
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Student Dies, 160 Others Hospitalised After Taking Iron Pills In Mumbai 10.8.2018 NDTV News - Cities
A 12-year-old girl, student of a civic body-run school in Mumbai died today while over 160 other students were hospitalised due to suspected poisoning after they took iron-boosting pills given by the...
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Mumbai: 12-year-old dies, over 160 students hospitalised in suspected case of medicine poisoning 10.8.2018 DNA: India
A girl student of a civic body-run school here died today while over 160 other students were hospitalised due to suspected poisoning after they took iron-boosting medicines given by the school. The 12-year-old girl was administered iron and folic acid tablets on Monday at the Municipal Urdu School Number 2 at Bainganwadi in suburban Govandi, a statement from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)said. It added that she skipped school on Tuesday but attended classes on Wednesday and yesterday and died at her home last night after a "history of vomiting blood". The statement said the students of BMC-run schools were given iron, folic acid and deworming tablets as part of a Central government scheme aimed at fighting anaemia among children. The civic body claimed that "there were no reports of any untoward incident" during this national programme. Officials today said tuberculosis might be a cause behind the girl's death, though the BMC statement maintained that the "details of her previous illness ...
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Inappropriate breast feeding practices causing the majority of infant deaths 9.8.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
JK Hospital In association with IMA observed breast feeding week to spread the awareness Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, J.K Hospital & L.N. Medical College and Research Centre in association with the Indian Medical Association (IMA) observed World Breastfeeding Week from August 1st to 7th that aims to protect, promote and support breastfeeding. During the week-long activities, people […]
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Baby Dies After Parents Refused Medical Help For "Religious Reasons" 9.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
In video sermons, the man railed against vaccines, "bad medicine" and doctors whom he deemed to be "priesthoods of the medical cult."
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Rajasthan: Policy aims to reinforce early initiation of breastfeeding 9.8.2018 DNA: Top News
To ensure the protection and promotion of breastfeeding and sustain it, Rajasthan has released a state policy to reinforce early initiation of breastfeeding. In a state like Rajasthan, where the number of institutional deliveries has increased appreciably during the last 10 years but despite that, the rate of women breastfeeding within one hour of the birth is very low, experts are of the view that the policy, in many ways, is a renewed plan for more intensive work towards improving the current breastfeeding rate. “It will help in providing an official framework to emphasise on the importance of early initiation of breast feeding as well as exclusive breast feeding which are the optimal benchmarks for infant and young child feeding,” said Minakshi Singh, UNICEF Nutrition Specialist.  In Rajasthan, according to National Family and Health Survey-4 (2015-16), institutional deliveries including public and private facilities are as high as 84 per cent but around 72 per cent children under the age of 3 years ...
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18th Mother Milk Bank established in Sirohi 8.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Expanding its repository, Rajasthan has established 18th Mother Milk Bank at Sirohi district hospital. With this, the Anchal/Divya Mother Milk Bank project in the state has now become the largest Human Milk Bank network in Asia, leaving China behind which has 17 Human Milk Banks. Central government has also given financial nod to establish the banks at five more district hospital. This is the first time when mother milk bank will be established with the financial assistance from the central government in any state of the country. “Rajasthan government is committed to expend it’s ambitious scheme at every district to control infant deaths and prevent malnutrition in children by providing an infant mother’s milk soon after birth,” Devendra Agrawal, consultant to the state government told DNA.  “This is the next stage after successful establishment and encouraging results of 17 mother’s milk banks at various district hospitals, where mothers can donate their fresh milk for those infants whose mothers are ...
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AASAA reiterates Rs 350 wage hike for TE workers 7.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
AASAA reiterates Rs 350 wage hike for TE workers
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