Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 19:39
With thousands of children in India malnourished, policymakers should look at its seriousness and scale of the problem, a civil society organisation said Thursday.
Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 22:05
Maharashtra government and UNICEF on Monday launched a fortnight-long awareness campaign to mobilise communities, health personnel and political leaders towards prevention of diarrhoea.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 20:55
With six more infants dying in the Malda Medical College and Hospital here, the number of crib deaths went up to 21 in past five days, officials said today.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 10:06
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has confirmed a total of 1, 459 cholera cases, including 31 deaths, in South Sudan by Saturday.
Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 11:42
It`s a proud moment for India! India is officially declared ‘Polio Free’ by the World Health Organisation. India is one of the 11 countries in the South East Asian region which have been certified as being free of the wild polio virus.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 22:02
As India celebrates eradication of polio, UNICEF today said it needs to make it complete immunisation system for children much more robust and accessible and tackle the status of women if it wants to really address the issue of mortality among children.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 21:43
Prominent Indians from politics, sports, public health and media today came together to support the goal of increasing access to immunisation and reducing child mortality in the country.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 23:30
Lack of awareness about breastfeeding is not limited to the poor and vulnerable sections of society, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahuwalia said today.