Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

child mortality


Covid-19 and demand for maternal health services

May 15, 2020 11:32 am

Assuring pregnant women have access to safe birth and continuum of antenatal and postnatal care during COVID assumes great importance, though it indeed is challenging.

India's under-5 mortality rate dropped by 49% since 2000: study

May 13, 2020 1:28 am

The findings show that although the child mortality and child growth failure indicators have improved substantially across India from 2000 to 2017, the inequality between districts has increased within many states.

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

May 15, 2019 12:17 pm

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

January 13, 2018 4:25 am

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

October 27, 2015 3:19 am

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

Let’s leave no child behind

October 15, 2015 3:43 am

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

India missed 2015 child mortality target: Lancet report

September 09, 2015 9:25 am

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.

India among leaders in reducing child mortality: Report

October 23, 2013 4:03 pm

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

September 14, 2013 11:29 am

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

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

April 08, 2014 12:46 pm

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


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

June 22, 2020 6:23 pm

#NewsInNumbers Maternal mortality rate across India is dropping.