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Decline in maternal, child mortality rate: Govt

India has demonstrated a reduction in key health indicators like maternal mortality rate, which declined much faster as compared to global rate, the government said today.

Nov 25, 2016, 18:50 PM IST

17% Indian pregnant women suffer from obesity, diabetes

At least 17 per cent of the pregnant women in India are suffering from obesity and diabetes and carry a high risk of transferring the diseases to their babies, leading gynaecologist said on Friday.

Jun 24, 2016, 20:38 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

Maternal health: Despite progress, India has highest number of deaths

Healthcare system in India seems to be improving in the last ten years as far as maternal deaths are concerned. According to a report released by the United Nations (UN), the country has witnessed a decline in maternity mortality rates between 1990 and 2013.

May 07, 2014, 19:12 PM IST

Maternal mortality rate drops by 20 per cent in Bengal

The maternal mortality rate in West Bengal has dropped sharply by 20 per cent due to health reforms in the state, latest statistics say.

Dec 25, 2013, 20:19 PM IST

New initiative to bring down maternal deaths in India

A new initiative that aims to tackle the menace of India`s high maternal mortality rate by providing basic maternal health care training to health workers at grass root level was announced here Monday.

Mar 04, 2013, 20:11 PM IST

A maternal death every 10 mins in India: UN

India is likely to miss the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) related to maternal health as one maternal death is being reported every 10 minutes in the country now.

Jul 03, 2012, 08:55 AM IST

A maternal death every 10 mins in India: UN

India is likely to miss the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) related to maternal health as one maternal death is being reported every 10 minutes in the country now.

Jul 03, 2012, 08:55 AM IST

`India tops in rate of maternal deaths worldwide`

India and Nigeria accounted for a third of global maternal deaths, with India at 19 per cent (56,000) and Nigeria at 14 per cent (40,000).

May 17, 2012, 08:59 AM IST

`India tops in rate of maternal deaths worldwide`

India and Nigeria accounted for a third of global maternal deaths, with India at 19 per cent (56,000) and Nigeria at 14 per cent (40,000).

May 17, 2012, 08:59 AM IST

Battling maternal deaths, Assam upgrades health workers` skills

Assam, which has the highest maternal mortality rate in country at 390 per 1,000 live births, also faces a serious crunch of doctors.

Apr 22, 2012, 18:21 PM IST