Govt launches Indian Newborn Action Plan to reduce infant deaths

The government on Thursday launched the Indian Newborn Action Plan (INAP) to reduce infant mortality rate in the country.

Crib death toll in Malda hospital mounts to 21

With six more infants dying in the Malda Medical College and Hospital here, the number of crib deaths went up to 21 in past five days, officials said today.

Crib death toll in Malda hospital mounts to 15

With two more infants dying in the Malda Medical College and Hospital on Tuesday, the number of crib deats has gone up to 15 in the past four days, hospital officials said.

Eight infants die in Bengal hospital

At least eight new-born babies have died since Friday at a government hospital in West Bengal`s Purulia district, an official said Sunday.

Cause of infant deaths from SIDS identified

Researchers have claimed that babies dying from Sudden infant death syndrome ( SIDS) have brain stem abnormalities regardless of whether they were exposed to risks like suffocation or co-sleeping.

28 crib deaths in two Bengal districts this week

Crib deaths are back to haunt West Bengal with more than two dozen infants dying in two different government-run hospitals in the state in the past few days.

32 infants die at Kolkata hospital

Reports claimed on Saturday that at least 32 infants have died at the BC Roy Hospital in Kolkata over the past four days.

Eight crib deaths in West Bengal hospital

Crib deaths are back to haunt West Bengal hospitals with at least eight infants dying at the Malda Medical College Hospital (MMCH) in Malda district since Wednesday.

Mother suspected of killing 3 newborns in Poland

Prosecutors in northern Poland on Wednesday were questioning a woman suspected of killing her three newborn boys whose bodies were found in the family`s freezer.

J-K infant deaths: Omar for detailed probe

Omar Abdullah said the report on high infant mortality will be sent to the State Vigilance Organisation and State Accountability Commission.

J&K: Protests outside hospital over infant deaths

Dozens of people on Thursday staged a demonstration outside a pediatrics hospital here where 350 newborn babies have died in the past five months.

West Bengal: 19 babies die in Malda, Bankura

Infant deaths have returned to haunt West Bengal with 19 babies dying in Bankura and Malda districts in the last two days.

Crib deaths not due to medical negligence: Mamata

Pointing out that a large number of women in rural areas are married off before 18, Mamata said in most cases, their children weigh 500 to 600 gm.

Two more babies die in BC Roy Hospital

West Bengal govt sought reports from the state-run BC Roy Memorial Children`s
Hospital where seven crib deaths took place in last two days.

Infant deaths: TMC leader sees `conspiracy`

Amid outrage over infant deaths, TMC leader Sudip Bandyopadhyay alleged that there is a conspiracy to blow
out of proportion some of these cases.

West Bengal: 4 more babies die in Malda Hospital

Four more babies have died in Malda Sadar Hospital here taking the crib death toll in the hospital to 22 in the last few days.

WB infant deaths down under LF govt: Mishra

WB Leader of the Opposition Surya Kanta Mishra on Thursday said the deaths were lower during the erstwhile Left Front regime.

3 more infant deaths at Malda Hospital

Three more children died at
Malda Sadar Hospital on Saturday taking the number of crib deaths in
the state-run facility to nine in past two days.

WB: 6 more babies die at Malda District Hospital

In the latest instance of crib deaths in West Bengal, six more babies have died at Malda District Sadar Hospital, taking the toll to fifteen.

West Bengal: 5 babies die in Burdwan district

In the latest instance of crib deaths in West Bengal, five babies have died at Burdwan district in the last twenty four hours.