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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.

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.

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.

Infant mortality rate down 3 points in India

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 01, 2012, 19:15

The IMR in India has come down to 47 from 50 deaths per 1,000 live births over the last one year.

Infant mortality rate rises in capital

Last Updated: Thursday, November 03, 2011, 23:34

The number of babies dying in their first year of birth has increased in the national capital in 2010 compared to the previous year.

Somalia has world`s highest infant mortality rate

Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2011, 19:47

Somalia`s child mortality rate in 2010 stood at 180 deaths per 1,000 live births.

Infant mortality rate in Gujarat high

Last Updated: Friday, March 25, 2011, 23:31

The infant mortality rate in Gujarat during 2009 was close to five per cent or 48 per 1000 live births, the state Assembly was told.