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Reduce maternal, child deaths: Harsh Vardhan

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 18:46

Laying stress on reducing the number of maternal and child deaths in accordance with the MDGs, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Saturday asked doctors of a city hospital to be "zero tolerant" of inefficiency.

Poverty, child, maternal deaths high in India: UN report

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 08:44

India continues to battle poverty, child and maternal deaths, according to a United Nations report on the Millennium Development Goals that said while several key global targets have been met, more sustained effort is needed to cover disparities by the 2015 deadline.

The plight of the newborns!

Last Updated: Friday, November 02, 2012, 20:33

Indian policy makers can take solace in the fact that the country’s ‘Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) count has dropped by three points in 2011.

NHRC seeks report from Andhra over child deaths in

Last Updated: Friday, August 31, 2012, 00:10

The hospital caters to the poor families from nearby rural areas.

Pneumonia behind death of 18% of kids under 5 globally

Last Updated: Friday, May 11, 2012, 12:15

Pneumonia and preterm birth complications are the most common causes of death among children under 5.

Child deaths a major problem: Pranab

Last Updated: Friday, November 11, 2011, 13:32

Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said death of children in hospitals is a matter of concern not only in West Bengal but across the country.

India: Curable diseases caused 1.5 mn child deaths

Last Updated: Saturday, November 13, 2010, 15:21

Five curable diseases accounted for nearly 1.5 million child deaths in India in the year 2005, a study said.

India, Nigeria, Congo account for 40% child deaths

Last Updated: Friday, September 11, 2009, 17:14

India, Nigeria and Congo account for 40 percent of the 8.8 million deaths of children under the age of five years, a new UNICEF study released on Friday says.