Jammu and Kashmir
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Diseases & Conditions
Maternal Mortality Rate
New initiative to bring down maternal deaths in India
A new initiative that aims to tackle the menace of India`s high maternal mortality rate by providing basic maternal health care training to healt
Aim to cut maternal mortality ratio: Ghulam Nabi Azad
India is targeting to cut maternal mortality ratio by a quarter to 150 per 1,00,000 live births by 2015.
A maternal death every 10 mins in India: UN
India is likely to miss the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) related to maternal health as one maternal death is being reported every 10 minutes
`India tops in rate of maternal deaths worldwide`
India and Nigeria accounted for a third of global maternal deaths, with India at 19 per cent (56,000) and Nigeria at 14 per cent (40,000).
Battling maternal deaths, Assam upgrades health workers` skills
Assam, which has the highest maternal mortality rate in country at 390 per 1,000 live births, also faces a serious crunch of doctors.
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