Rajasthan to start new vaccine to reduce IMR

To reduce infant mortality rate (IMR), Rajasthan will introduce a new vaccine "Pentavalent" for children below the age of one year, a health official said Wednesday.

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.

Sex ratio at birth in Delhi increases

The sex ratio at birth in the national capital has increased from 886 females per 1000 males in 2012 to 895 in 2013, according to Delhi goverment`s annual report on registration of births and deaths in Delhi.

Sex ratio at birth in Delhi increases

The sex ratio at birth in the national capital has increased from 886 females per 1000 males in 2012 to 895 in 2013, according to Delhi goverment`s annual report on registration of births and deaths in Delhi.

Jharkhand records low infant mortality rate of 36/1000

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

Jharkhand has recorded the lowest infant mortality rate in 2012-13, the Unicef said in a statement here on Wednesday.

Mobile health services launched in Odisha

In an effort to reduce Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Mother Mortality Rate (MMR) in the state, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has launched mobile health services - Mobile Kunji and Mobile Academy for Odisha.

Infant mortality rate marginally declines in Chhattisgarh

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

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!

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.

India`s infant mortality rate drops

India`s infant mortality rate has come down by three points from 47 to 44 deaths per 1,000 live births during 2011, the health ministry said Friday.

Legal notice to officer probing infant deaths

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`

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.

`India`s infant mortality rate worse than neighbours`

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

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

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 down 3 points in India

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

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

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