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
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.
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 (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
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
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 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
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
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
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
Zee Media Bureau/Shruti SaxenaSep 18, 2014, 10:01 AM IST
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.