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In Nashik, colour-coded bedsheets are protecting newborns

The Neonatal Mortality Rate (NMR) declined from 24 per 1,000 live births in 2008 to 13 in SRS 2017, and the state comes a close third after Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

Telling Numbers | Under-5 mortality in India: study flags disparity among states

The analysis found that although most under-five deaths were due to preterm complications, preventable infectious diseases featured prominently as causes of death in higher-mortality states.


Himachal bags award for 15.8 per cent dip in neonatal mortality rate

The awards were given away at the 5th National Summit on “Good & Replicable Practices & Innovations in Public HealthCare Systems in India” being held in Kaziranga.

16,000 children under age of five die every day: UNICEF

Nearly half of the infant deaths are tied to malnutrition, and 45 per cent occur during the first 28 days of life.

Mamata: Babies’ deaths a ‘rumour’

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday dubbed it as ‘rumour’ since the child mortality rate has dropped in the state.

80pc people unaware of child mortality rate: Survey

Nearly two million children under the age of five die every year in India,mostly due to pneumonia and diarrhoea.