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J&K registers 5,900 infant deaths in three years: Bali Bhagat

According to simple registration survey, infant mortality rate in Jammu and Kashmir was 51 in 2007 which declined to 24 in 2016, better than the national average of 34, the minister said.

18 infants dead in 3 days in Ahmedabad civil hospital, CM Rupani orders probe

Of the 18 infants who died, nine were referred from other hospitals, the rest were directly admitted to the civil hospital. As many as nine children died on Saturday — between 6 am and noon.


Assam infant death toll rises to nine; Experts say mothers had pregnancy-linked complications

“All the patients were attended instantly in the hospital and adequate care was given for delivery of babies. The mothers however were saved because of adequate prompt treatment in the hospital,” the expert committee press release said.

Capital records drop in infant deaths, figure now under 6 per cent

The latest estimates state that 5.72% of the total deaths were infant deaths — compared to 6.98% reported the previous year. It is after eight years that the capital has returned to under 6% infant deaths in a year.

Health department seeks to curb infant deaths

According to UT health officials, the vision department has been sent to the Union health ministry for final approval.

13 crib deaths in Malda hospital

The government hospital had been in the news for the death of 23 infants due to an unspecified illness in June.


Seven infants die in Malda hospital in 24 hrs

Deaths of at least eight children over 48 hours was reported in the same hospital in June.

Mizoram Health Minister wants infant deaths curbed

The review found that 89 per cent of all deliveries during the same period were institutional deliveries.

Two infants of Surat children’s home die of ‘stomach-related problems’

Two infants of a children’s home at Vansda in Navsari district died at a hospital in Valsad.

3 more babies die in Malda hospital,toll 18

All the three babies who died since Friday were underweight and had developed respiratory distress immediately after birth.