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Aim to cut maternal mortality ratio: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 13:36

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2012, 08:55

India is likely to miss the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) related to maternal health as one maternal death is being reported every 10 minutes in the country now.

`India tops in rate of maternal deaths worldwide`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 08:59

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).

Maternal, infant mortality still areas of concern: Azad

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 14:56

Key health indicators like maternal mortality ratio (MMR) and infant mortality ratio (IMR) are still "areas of concern", Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Wednesday.