New initiatives needed against water-borne diseases: Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar has expressed his concern and has come forward to bat against water-borne diseases. He called for eradication of water-borne diseases and said that Indian research institutions should come up with new initiatives against the mortality among children due to such diseases.

Concentrate of adolescent immunisation, lower child mortality: Experts

There is a need for the government to concentrate on providing adolescent immunisation and healthcare if it wants to bring down the child mortality rate in the country, child specialists said here Saturday.

Controversial` Pentavalent vaccine safe, say experts

Terming the "controversial" Pentavalent vaccine "effective and safe", health experts here Friday said the vaccine will be pivotal in bringing down the country`s child mortality rate.

West Bengal: Babies die in another hospital

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

Child mortality rate Drops: UNICEF

The global under-five mortality rate dipped from 89 deaths per 1,000 live births to 60.

Child mortality rate Drops: UNICEF

The global under-five mortality rate dipped from 89 deaths per 1,000 live births to 60.