User: nsudha Topic: Malnutrition
Category: Mortality
Last updated: Dec 24 2018 22:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Infant deaths in Kota were not sudden. JK Lon Hospital has always been understaffed and ill-equipped 14.1.2020 Scroll.in
The average occupancy of the hospital is 220%, meaning that at least two patients share each bed.
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State Economy 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
According to the Annual Economic Survey of Madhya Pradesh for the year 2018-19 per capita income rose Rs.90,998 as compared to Rs.82,941 in 2017-18. Despite an increase of 9.71 per cent it remained much behind the All India average of Rs.1,26 lakh. In many fields the Madhya Pradesh is behind the other states. The national average of people living below the poverty line is 21.92 per cent but in Madhya Pradesh it is at high rate at 31.62 per cent. The infant death rate in the state is 47 per thousand which highest of India. The national average is 33 per thousand. The death of women at delivery in the state is 173 per lakh while the national average 130 death. The 52.4 per cent women in the state are suffering from anemia. In agriculture the state received National Krishi Karman Award for many years in continuation. The food production increased by four per cent. The state is having almost all the crops as bumper crops. But the wages of agricultural labourers are lowest in India at 210 rupees. The state ...
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Death of over 100 infants in Kota hospital points to a pan-Indian problem 10.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
To tackle this, we need to dissect socio-economic problems such as malnutrition, sanitation and immunisation.
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Gujarat: At least 522 infants died between October and December in two civil hospitals 6.1.2020 Scroll.in
Between the months of October and December, a total of 269 children died in the hospital in Rajkot while 253 infants died in the Ahmedabad facility.
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"Children Dying Of Malnutrition": Priyanka Gandhi Attacks UP Government 28.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday attacked Yogi Adityanath's government over the death of a child due to malnutrition. She alleged that under the BJP rule in Uttar Pradesh, there has...
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Elder Brother Of Kids Killed By Their Adoptive Mother Has A Story To Tell 12.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Jennifer and Sarah Hart, a small-town Minnesota couple, took in two sets of siblings from the crowded Texas foster care system and branded themselves a free-spirited tribe that traveled to music...
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In public schools across Bihar, students are growing their own vegetables in ‘nutrition gardens’ 11.12.2019 Scroll.in
The Ankuran programme was launched by the state government along with UNICEF India.
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In rural Jharkhand, Aadhaar has become a hurdle in providing food security 9.12.2019 Scroll.in
The state saw 23 deaths due to starvation and non-availability of subsidised food grains in the past four years.
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Japanese doctor made the Afghan deserts green, until deadly attack 5.12.2019 Reuters: World News
Tetsu Nakamura, the Japanese doctor and aid worker killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, was inspired to make the country's deserts green by the deaths of children in a clinic he ran in a drought-stricken rural area.
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Journalist, diplomat, man about town: What to expect from Bhaichand Patel’s memoir 27.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An excerpt from ‘I Am A Stranger Here Myself’, by Bhaichand Patel.
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Burial Site Of Babies Wearing Skulls Of Other Children Stun Researchers 25.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
They wielded obsidian knives to slice skulls off children's skeletons, scientists believe. Then they reassembled them atop the heads of dead infants, perhaps to protect them on a premature journey to...
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Baby Kept On Vegan Diet Died Of Malnourishment, Parents Arrested 23.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The parents of an 18-month-old boy who died in September from malnourishment have been arrested by Florida police on charges of manslaughter and child neglect.
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Children born today will suffer health effects of climate change all through their lives 15.11.2019 Scroll.in
Indian children will suffer even more, says a new study.
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Children In India Face Higher Health Burden Of Climate Change: Report 14.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
As temperatures rise in a changing climate scenario, children born in India will be particularly vulnerable to a greater health burden of malnutrition, air pollution and deadly heat waves, according...
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Over 14 Children Died Of Pneumonia Every Hour In India In 2018: Study 13.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Pneumonia killed more than 14 children under the age of five years every hour in 2018 in India, which was among the top five countries responsible for over half of the child deaths due to the disease...
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Delhi's Mothers-To-Be Fear For Their Unborn As Smog Chokes City 10.11.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Heavily pregnant Rachel Gokavi spends most days shut away in her New Delhi home, desperate to shield her unborn child from the toxic air blamed for soaring miscarriage rates and infant deaths.
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Timeline: Captives freed from abusive Islamic institutions in Nigeria 5.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Nigeria launched a crackdown on informal Islamic schools and rehabilitation centres in late September after a man was refused permission to see his nephews at one institution and complained to police. Nearly 1,500 people have been freed so far.
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The Story Of 5 Canadian Sisters Raised In A 'Baby Zoo' 4.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Dr. Allan Roy Dafoe started spreading the news right after he helped to deliver five identical girls in a farmhouse in Corbeil, Canada, on the morning of May 28, 1934.
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How This Delhi-Based NGO Strives To Improve Quality Of Neonatal Care 1.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
As many as six lakh newborns die in India within 28 days of birth due to disease, malnutrition and improper hygiene, according to a UNICEF study. But Vastrr, a Delhi-based NGO, is working towards...
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2-day State level consultation on sexual and reproductive rights starts 26.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
2-day State level consultation on sexual and reproductive rights starts
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