Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022

Infant mortality rate


New initiative in Gadchiroli: Training of ASHA workers brings infant mortality rate to lowest ever

November 16, 2022 2:24 pm

The teams used a reversed tracking method of all infant deaths at home and institution.

877 newborns, 61 mothers died as women refused hospital delivery during Covid pandemic: Meghalaya govt to NHRC

March 20, 2022 2:51 pm

The National Human Rights Commission had registered a case over the high number of maternal and newborn deaths in the state during the pandemic.

Delhi’s sex ratio rises, infant mortality dips

October 29, 2021 6:52 am

The maternal mortality rate in Delhi has also decreased marginally. It stood at 0.55 per 1,000 births in 2019 which fell to 0.54 per 1,000 births in 2020.

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.