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Indian children healthier than ever, but other nations doing better: Survey

There has been similar improvement in almost all childhood health indicators, pointing to the fact that many Indian children are doing better than they ever have.

Mar 03, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

Indian children healthier than ever, but other nations doing better: Latest data

Mizoram was the only state to report an increase in infant mortality -- from 34 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2005-06 to 40 in 2015-16. Uttar Pradesh have not been released.

Mar 03, 2017, 11:59 AM IST

Infant, child mortality rates drop in Haryana: Minister

The multi-pronged strategy adopted by the Haryana government has helped to reduce IMR from 41 to 36 per thousand live births and CMR from 45 to 40 per thousand live births.

Oct 11, 2016, 09:54 AM IST

Infant Mortality Rate down by 50% between 1990-2012: Govt

Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) has gone down by 50 per cent in India during 1990-2012 while countries like Nepal and Bangladesh have shown a decline ranging between 60 and 67 per cent in the same period, Lok Sabha was informed today.

Mar 11, 2016, 18:24 PM IST

India declared maternal and neonatal tetanus free: Modi

The WHO has declared that mothers and newborns are free from tetanus at the time of birth in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Thursday.

Aug 27, 2015, 12:30 PM IST

Innovations will help better health services in India: Nadda

Union Health Minister J P Nadda today appealed to states to give "priority" to innovations and adopt best practices for achieving "superior outcomes" in the health care sector of the country.

Jul 02, 2015, 20:30 PM IST

Government to form labour room guidelines to improve MMR

Government is forming guidelines for labour rooms in hospitals as part of its efforts to reduce the maternal mortality rate (MMR) and infant mortlity rate (IMR) in the country.

May 26, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Odisha plans Rs 50 cr expenditure to reduce maternal mortality

 A day after laying foundation for a new medical college in tribal dominated Mayurbhanj district, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said a special scheme will be launched to reduce MMR and IMR in Odisha.

May 19, 2015, 16:56 PM IST

Health status of a nation can be assessed by IMR, MMR: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said that the status of healthcare of any country could be assessed by its statistics of Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR).

Jan 18, 2015, 19:01 PM IST

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.

Oct 29, 2014, 17:25 PM IST

Centre to launch scheme to reduce infant mortality rate

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

Sep 18, 2014, 10:01 AM IST

Preventing Malaria in pregnant women and reduce IMR: UNICEF

India, which is struggling to
cope with high Infant Mortality Rates, can reduce the deaths
of children by three to four per cent by protecting women from
malaria during pregnancy.

Apr 22, 2010, 20:05 PM IST