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National Health Policy And Challenges Of Saving India’s Mothers And Babies

National Health Policy And Challenges Of Saving India’s Mothers And Babies

Policies lay down the intent and provide the direction. Viewed within this framework, the recently announced National Health Policy has articulated an ambitious vision...
In 41 Years, As India’s Economy Grew 21 Times, Infant Mortality Dropped 68%

In 41 Years, As India’s Economy Grew 21 Times, Infant Mortality...

New Delhi: Over 41 years to 2016, a national health programme for children has led to a 68 per cent drop in India's infant...
Kerala’s Progress Has Not Reached Its Tribal Belts. Here’s Why

Kerala’s Progress Has Not Reached Its Tribal Belts. Here’s Why

By Sreedevi RS/ IndiaSpend.org Maruthi and her husband Vellangiri are still mourning for their infant son who lived only four-and-a-half-hours after birth in 2014. Maruthi,...
Uttar Pradesh Slips To Last Place In Infant And Under-5 Mortality Rankings: Survey

Uttar Pradesh Slips To Last Place In Infant And Under-5 Mortality...

IndiaSpend Team India's most populous state has slid past Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to record the country's worst infant and under-five mortality rates, according to...
Indian Children Healthier Than Ever, But Other Nations Doing Better, Shows Survey

Indian Children Healthier Than Ever, But Other Nations Doing Better, Shows...

By Swagata Yadavar/IndiaSpend India's infant mortality rate (IMR) reduced by 16 points over the last 10 years -- 41 children below the age of one...
For Women Working In Unorganised Sector, New Maternity Benefit Programme Comes As A Blessing

For Women Working In Unorganised Sector, New Maternity Benefit Programme Comes...

New Delhi: On a wintry morning of January in Delhi’s Connaught Place, a two-month-old baby, not yet named, sleeps outdoors under a blanket. Her mother,...
Curtailing High Infant Deaths In Uttar Pradesh Should Be Top Priority

Curtailing High Infant Deaths In Uttar Pradesh Should Be Top Priority

More than two lakh infants in Uttar Pradesh die within the first month of birth and more than three lakh children don’t live to...
1.26 Million Children Under 5 Die In India Every Year, Admits Government

1.26 Million Children Under 5 Die In India Every Year, Admits...

More than a million children under the age of five die in India every year and more than half of these deaths occur within the first four weeks of birth, the government told Parliament today.
Government Move To Check Mother, Newborn Deaths

Government Move To Check Mother, Newborn Deaths

Female relatives, and in some cases the husband, of a pregnant woman can now be present to provide emotional support to her during child birth at public health facilities.