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Infant mortality rate


National Family Health Survey: In Himachal 89% children fully vaccinated

December 25, 2020 8:46 pm

Bilaspur, Chamba districts report one hundred per cent immunisation.

National infant mortality rate at 32, Madhya Pradesh worst performer

May 10, 2020 7:32 am

According to the data released by the Registrar General of India, the national birth rate in 2018 stood at 20, and death and infant mortality rates stood at 6.2 and 32, respectively.

The deaths in Kota bare the light on a healthcare system founded on apathy towards the poor

January 08, 2020 11:01 am

What is urgently required is not the involvement of private players but a sincere engagement by the state in matters concerning peoples’ health. Reports have shown that most of the babies in Kota died due to suffocation at birth; low birth-weight and infections were the other significant causes of death.

Rajasthan’s infant mortality rate higher than national average

January 04, 2020 7:27 am

Last year, when the Health Ministry undertook an assessment of the 30-odd worst performing SNCUs in the country, three from Rajasthan featured in the list.

Rajasthan: 77 infants dead in December in Kota hospital, govt admits problems

December 29, 2019 5:08 am

Speaking to reporters after visiting the hospital on Friday, Secretary, Medical Education Department, Vaibhav Galriya, said there were several problems at the hospital, including improper maintenance of equipment and shortage of oxygen lines.

Four-fold decline in gender gap in survival of girl child in 5 years in India: UN

September 18, 2018 9:30 am

The number of infant deaths has come down from 8.67 lakh in 2016 to 8.02 lakh in 2017.

Despite having maximum newborn deaths, India reduces under-five mortality rate by 66%

February 20, 2018 7:00 am

The number of annual under-five deaths in India has gone below one million for the first time in 2016. India is back on track to meet the Sustainable Development Goals target for the under-five mortality of 25 per 1,000 live births by 2030.

Chandigarh health department: IMR 14, successful Measles Rubella campaign part of achievement list in 2017

December 29, 2017 5:14 am

According to health officials, IMR in the city has improved from 21 to 14 deaths per 1,000 live births according to the September report of the Sample Registration System. 

IMR drops by 2 points in Maharashtra

September 29, 2017 5:12 am

The SRS report comes at a time when neonatal and infant deaths have been reported in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Jharkhand recently. The latest report puts Kerala on top with IMR as low as 10 followed by Tamil Nadu at 17 and Maharashtra at 19.

J-K: Infant mortality rate on steady rise

June 10, 2016 8:48 pm

19 special newborn care units in district hospitals are functioning and more will be sanctioned under the National Health Mission, said the Health and Education minister.