Reduce maternal, child deaths: Harsh Vardhan

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

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.

India sees decline in maternal and child deaths: Lancet

Two-thirds of the global decline in child deaths since 2000 occurred in just nine countries - India, China, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Pakistan, Brazil, Afghanistan, and Nigeria, a new study in Lancet has revealed.

India tops global pneumonia child deaths

India tops in global pneumonia deaths of children under five years of age with 3.97 lakh reported in 2010, says a UNICEF study.

Pneumonia behind death of 18% of kids under 5 globally

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

Pneumonia behind death of 18% of kids under 5 globally

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

Child deaths a major problem: Pranab

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

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

Infectious diseases account for two-third child deaths

Preventable infectious diseases accounted for two-thirds of the nine million child deaths in 2008, says a new study.

Infectious diseases account for two-third child deaths

Preventable infectious diseases accounted for two-thirds of the nine million child deaths in 2008, says a new study.

India, Nigeria, Congo account for 40% child deaths

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.

India, Nigeria, Congo account for 40% child deaths

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.

India, Nigeria, Congo account for 40% child deaths

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.