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India had world's highest child mortality rate in 2015: Lancet study

Using data sources from Indian government health surveys, the team assessed total mortality, mortality rates and causes of mortality for children under five in 25 states.

Under-five year old deaths: 46 per cent more cases among girls in Bihar

Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu have reversed the gender gap for under-5 survival. In Telangana, West Bengal, Odisha, Punjab and Delhi, the gap is less than 5 per cent, according to the data.


Nutrition for kids

Why early life investment matters, and what we should do about it.

Let’s leave no child behind

Mission Indradhanush is a successful intervention in scaling up immunisation for full coverage.

India missed 2015 child mortality target: Lancet report

India has the highest number of child deaths in the world, with an estimated 1.2 million deaths in 2015 — 20 per cent of the 5.9 million global deaths.

One-fifth of deaths of children under five worldwide occur in India: UN report

Globally,from more than 12 million deaths in 1990,the number has halved to 6.6 million.


India among leaders in reducing child mortality: Report

India has made a steady progress in reducing deaths in children younger than 5 years.

90 million children saved,UN target still out of reach

A UN report says renewed sense of urgency is required if 2015 goal is to be achieved.

23% child mortality due to environmental degradation: WB

Annual cost of environmental degradation in India amounts to about Rs 3.75 Trillion

Preventable child deaths can be nearly eliminated in 10 years

Global health efforts saved over 50 million child lives,half of them from pneumonia and diarrhea.

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How maternal mortality rate is falling across India: News in Numbers

#NewsInNumbers Maternal mortality rate across India is dropping.