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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

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