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Child mortality

May 12, 2020 23:57
Of these, half a million children die within 28 days of being born (neonatal mortality) primarily due to lower respiratory tract infection, pre-term birth and diarrhoeal diseases, show recent papers published in The Lancet. read more
Dec 24, 2019 19:42
The government aimed to increase the immunisation coverage of children to 90%. The result was heartening read more
Nov 26, 2019 23:04
Experts say the pattern of deaths of the children point towards malnutrition. read more
Nov 18, 2019 01:43
Bill Gates, at the “Mint Visionaries” event said, “If there was one wish I had for India, it would be to get rid of malnutrition because that reduces the potential of those kids so dramatically.” read more
Nov 13, 2019 00:07
Owing to a huge population, India reported the second highest pneumonia-related child mortality 2018 in terms of absolute numbers. However, with a mortality rate of 5.2 children per 1,000 live births, India is one of the better performers among the 30... read more
Jun 23, 2019 10:59
Parties often ignore policy incentives as they know they can gain votes along caste and religious lines read more
May 28, 2019 22:54
This means the progress in India alone accounts for nearly three-quarters of the global reduction in teenage births during this period. read more
May 06, 2019 11:57
As per a study published in the Journal of Environmental Research Letter, climate change could affect fertility, including sectoral reallocation, the gender wage gap, longevity, and child mortality. read more
Apr 29, 2019 20:16
An improvement in healthcare along with a decline in infant and child mortality have contributed to this progress read more
Jan 02, 2019 07:43
The India of naked, hungry, and homeless, teeming millions is all but gone. But India must promote the orderly development of its entire health system and address many of the challenges that it now faces. read more
Oct 25, 2018 13:51
The Astana Declaration of the World Health Organisation (WHO) marks the 40th anniversary of the historical Alma Alta Declaration that declared health a human right for all and not just a privileged few. read more
Oct 01, 2018 12:12
The poor and vulnerable stand to benefit, and to do so significantly. Whether for a struggling farmer with an injury; a roadside fruit seller who has suffered a stroke; or a family whose child has life-threatening pneumonia, the PMJAY should increase... read more
Sep 14, 2018 10:24
The Mental Health Care Act enshrines equality for mentally ill people with those who have physical health problems in all matters related to health care read more
Aug 05, 2018 11:07
On World Breastfeeding Week, experts tell you why breast milk is the best thing for your child because of its lifelong health benefits. read more