User: nsudha Topic: Malnutrition
Category: Mortality
Last updated: Aug 17 2017 17:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A silent struggle against inequality 17.8.2017 FrontLine: Cover Story
The promises that inspired the enthusiastic participation of women in the national movement have remained unfulfilled, as a deep and pervasive gender inequality, making the position of women inferior in Indian society, still persists. By JAYATI GHOSH
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Gorakhpur tragedy: Only 4 in 10 kids get vaccine protection against encephalitis 17.8.2017 Business Standard: News Now
mmunisation is the only way to control JE encephalitis in highly endemic areas like Gorakhpur,
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2015: India lost 2 kids below the age of 5 every minute; MP worse than Africa 16.8.2017 News
Assam and Madhya Pradesh recorded worse U5MR than Ghana in sub-Saharan Africa
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UP govt has 23 reasons for 23 deaths, but lack of oxygen isn't one of them 14.8.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Gorakhpur tragedy: The official line eliminates any human or institutional hand or negligence
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Gorakhpur’s infant death rate among world's worst 14.8.2017 TOI: Home
If Gorakhpur were a country, it would have been among 20 nations with the highest infant mortality rate (IMR) in the world. Data from health department shows 62 out of 1,000 children born in Gorakhpur die before turning one. Against this, 48 out of 1,000 die in UP and 40 out of 1,000 in India.
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Special programme to prevent spread of malaria 13.8.2017 DNA: Health
The health officials have identified over 135 remote villages under the jurisdiction of five community health centres as malaria prone areas.
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Gorakhpur — a sickening story of apathy 13.8.2017 HBL: Home
The deaths of so many children tell us that our utterly privatised health systems do not function under any ethical framework
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Gorakhpur tragedy: Yogi says lack of oxygen not cause, assures stern action 13.8.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
The UP govt claimed the deaths have occurred due to vector-borne diseases like Japanese Encephalitis
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Hospital deaths: Adityanath rules out oxygen lack as cause, assures stern action 12.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rejecting reports that lack of oxygen supply was responsible for deaths of over 60 children in a government hospital in Gorakhpur in the last five days, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Saturday that a committee has been set up under the Chief Secretary to go into the gas supplier's role and other lapses.
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Gorakhpur hospital deaths: Adityanath warns guilty of action 12.8.2017 Hindu: Other States
Says a shortage of oxygen has not caused the deaths.
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Hospital deaths: Adityanath rules oxygen lack as cause, assures stern action 12.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday ruled out a shortage of oxygen as responsible for the deaths in Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College and Hospital as he stressed no one found guilty would be spared.
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BSP demands resignation of Adityanath over Gorakhpur tragedy 12.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi August 12 : The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Saturday asked Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to step down from his post over the death of 30 children in Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College's hospital due to alleged lack of oxygen supply.
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The Maduro muddle 9.8.2017 Hindu: Opinion
How the Venezuelan dream unravelled
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Anganwadi centres oppose Matru Poorna, stage protest 9.8.2017 deccanherald.com
Anganwadi workers and assistants staged a protest at Nehru Maidan in Mangaluru on Wednesday against the introduction of "Matru Poorna" scheme in Dakshina Kannada district. The scheme aimed at providing nutritious food to pregnant women to fight against malnutrition and prevent maternal and infant mortality. Taluk Sahitya Parishat president Vijayalakshmi B Shetty said that the scheme was not suitable for Dakshina Kannada district. "Pregnant women are taken care at home in the district by providing them nutritious food. In such a scenario, women will not go to anganwadi centres to have food. Further, anganwadi centres are functioning from a small building where there is lack of facilities to cook food for pregnant women," Vijayalakshmi said. Anganwadi Workers and Assistants' Association state president Jayalakshmi B R said the scheme was beneficial for a backward district such as Raichur and would not be successful in Dakshina Kannada district. "Will working pregnant women visit anganwadi centre to have ...
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WHO and partners take on malaria: the top killer in north-eastern Nigeria 5.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
GENEVA, 04 August 2017 : Following more than 8 years of conflict in Borno state in north-eastern Nigeria, some 3.7 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance and all are at risk for malaria.
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3 out of 100 mothers 19 years or below 3.8.2017 TOI: All Headlines
3 out of 100 mothers 19 years or below
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Delhi: Three out of 100 mothers 19 years or below 3.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, while releasing the data on Wednesday, said 3,79,161 births were registered in Delhi in 2016 compared with 3,74,012 in 2015 and 3,73,693 a year ago. Sisodia said institutional births increased from 84.41% in 2015 to 86.74% in 2016.
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World Breastfeeding Week: Sustaining breastfeeding together! 2.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi , Aug 02 : World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes breast milk as the best nutritional food source for infants, which should be available to babies deprived of their mother's milk.
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Why do we need to promote breastfeeding? 1.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
Breastfeeding has been a traditional practice for centuries together, why does it need to be promoted now…..One needs to ponder over it!!
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More Kerala mothers breastfeed baby within one hour: Survey 31.7.2017 DNA: Health
The number of mothers who breastfeed their babies within one hour of birth has increased in Kerala, according to a latest survey.
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