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US envoy expresses concern over child mortality

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 18:40

Extending her country`s support to Maharashtra in tackling the HIV epidemic, US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell on Monday expressed concern over children dying before the age of five years.

At 40% immunisation deficit level, child mortality in India under severe threat!

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 19:50

If total immunisation has shown the way ahead for polio eradication in the country, then near about 40 percent deficit in immunisation for diseases such as measles, diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus pose a serious threat to child mortality in the country.

India has highest child mortality rate in the world

Last Updated: Thursday, September 13, 2012, 10:03

With almost 19,000 children under five years of age dying every day across the world, India tops the list of countries with the highest number of 15.55 lakh such deaths in 2011, according to a UN agency.

West Bengal: Babies die in another hospital

Last Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2012, 22:05

Another hospital on Saturday joined the list of health facilities where infants are dying in West Bengal.

Minister claims 3 percent drop in child mortality

Last Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2012, 19:39

The Trinamool Congress-led government claimed there had been a three per cent drop in child mortality ever since it took over eight months ago.

Child mortality highest in tribal areas

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 10, 2010, 17:37

Child mortality rates in India are the highest in tribal areas with figures exceeding the national average, according to a new report.