infant mortality rate]
The IMR has been reduced from 52 (2005) to 22 (2018), according to the latest data released by the Registrar General of India in the SRS bulletin on Friday.
Published on May 09, 2020 01:55 PM IST
Jammu |Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
IMR, which is the number deaths per 1,000 live births in the first year of life, is a crude indicator of the overall health of a country.
Updated on Apr 29, 2020 12:33 AM IST
The children aged between 2 and 5 months had died between October 13 and November 8. The villagers attributed the deaths to some ‘unknown disease’.
Updated on Nov 11, 2019 08:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar |Debabrata Mohanty
Air pollution results in babies born with low height and also leads to higher infant mortality rates. Despite this, few in India acknowledge that it is a serious problem.
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 12:48 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Sudhirendar Sharma
The state government, while claiming that its infant mortality rate was brought down drastically over the past five years, admitted in the legislative Assembly that 16,539 children died in 2018-19, before they attained the age of one
Published on Jun 22, 2019 12:37 AM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent, Mumbai
For two years before that—2015-16 and 2016-17—the IMR for the district was 13. This figure was 20 for the year 2014-15 and 23 in 2013-14.
Updated on Jun 21, 2019 03:47 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram |Sonali Verma
While the decline is reason for cheer, the celebrations must be tempered with caution as too many children are still dying of avoidable causes before their first birthday.
Updated on Jun 02, 2019 05:02 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Sanchita Sharma
IMR is the number of children dying before the age of one for every 1,000 live births and is considered to be a crude indicator of the health scenario of a country.
Published on Jun 01, 2019 05:28 AM IST
New Delhi | Anonna Dutt
‘Have more kids, keep state young’, says Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu in push to avail population-based benefits
Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu said youth below 25 years constitute around 50% of the state’s total population, and emphasised on the need to keep the state young by way of pushing up the representation of young people.
Updated on Dec 29, 2018 01:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Vijaywada |Gali Nagaraja
Infant Mortality rate: Of all the deaths of toddlers (up to 5 years of age) in the country, Uttar Pradesh sees almost one-fourth (24%) of them, and exactly the same percentage of neo-natal deaths
Published on Nov 14, 2018 08:21 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | HT Correspondent, Lucknow:
In Madhya Pradesh, he said, corruption prevailed from top to bottom in the government machinery and money was taken for every work whether it was an insignificant work or establishing of any industry
Updated on Jun 04, 2018 06:40 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal | Ranjan
On the eve of independence day, here’s a comparison of progress India has made in improving income, health, education, and in preserving its forests, to five countries–China, Pakistan, Malaysia, South Korea and Brazil.
Updated on Apr 25, 2018 04:18 PM IST