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Jharkhand records low infant mortality rate of 36/1000

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 23:34

Jharkhand`s infant mortality rate (IMR) is as low as 36 per 1000 live births, as per the recently released Annual Health Survey (AHS) 2012-13, said a UNICEF release Wednesday.

Jharkhand records lowest infant mortality rate

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 19:30

Jharkhand has recorded the lowest infant mortality rate in 2012-13, the Unicef said in a statement here on Wednesday.

Jairam Ramesh attacks Modi on Gujarat`s infant mortality rate

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 19:39

Jairam Ramesh said that Gujarat`s efforts to check high infant mortality rate was very poor in the past 10 years.

Infant mortality rate marginally declines in Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 16:16

The infant mortality rate has marginally come down in Chhattisgarh in the last three years, according to the official statistics.

Delhi`s sex ratio increases, still below national ratio

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 20:17

Delhi`s sex ratio has increased from 821 in 2001 census to 866 in 2011 but it is still below the national ratio, according to data released by Delhi Government which puts the city`s population at 1.67 crore.

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.

G B Pant improves infant mortality rate

Last Updated: Friday, July 13, 2012, 13:28

Pant hospital, which was mired in controversy recently for its high infant mortality rate, has introduced several measures to "strengthen and augment".

Britain`s whooping cough outbreak: Five babies die

Last Updated: Saturday, July 07, 2012, 13:26

In Britain`s biggest whooping cough outbreak in 20 years, at least five babies have died and nearly 2,000 cases have been reported this year.

Pregnancy killing a million girls every year: Report

Last Updated: Friday, June 29, 2012, 09:04

Pregnancy has emerged as the biggest killer across the globe for teenage girls, with a million teenagers dying annually.

Legal notice to officer probing infant deaths

Last Updated: Monday, June 11, 2012, 16:39

Former MS of G B Pant Hospital Javid Chowdhary has served a legal notice on the officer probing infant deaths accusing him of destroying evidence.

`India`s infant mortality rate worse than neighbours`

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 13:25

India`s infant mortality rate of 47 per thousand live births is worse than its neighbouring countries like Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said today.

UN report lauds Bihar`s efforts for reducing IMR

Last Updated: Sunday, February 19, 2012, 19:39

Infant mortality rate in Bihar, one of India`s poorest states, is declining, according to a UN report.