January 07, 2021 9:27 am
Though overall trends do suggest an improvement in population control, use of modern contraception, reproductive and child health, immunisation and social determinants of health, a complete overhaul is needed to identify and address the multidimensional aspects of child malnutrition.
January 06, 2021 9:04 am
India continues to be successful in preventing child deaths, but the health and nutrition of the surviving, living child has deteriorated, somewhat worryingly.
January 05, 2021 10:30 am
Anemia is the condition of having a lower-than-normal number of red blood cells or quantity of hemoglobin. How widespread is it in India?
December 26, 2020 9:48 am
Surjit S Bhalla writes: Some authors are explicit, others indulge in nudge-nudge, wink-wink — these four years were also the first four years of the changing political order in India — the beginning of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister.
December 22, 2020 10:14 pm
Of the 17 states analysed in the fifth round of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5), all states except Bihar, Manipur and Meghalaya have a TFR of 2.1 or less, which implies that most states have attained replacement level fertility.
December 22, 2020 8:58 am
Traditional redistribution, which aims to deliver on intangibles like health and education, has ceded to a distinctive ‘New Welfarism’, where Centre is demonstrably providing tangible essentials to citizens
December 15, 2020 2:31 pm
The five states where less than 45 percent households use clean fuel for cooking are Assam, Bihar, Meghalaya, Nagaland and West Bengal, according to the data.
December 14, 2020 11:54 pm
The first set of findings from the fifth NFHS, conducted in 2019-20, was released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday, December 12, four years after the last survey (NFHS-4, 2015-16).
December 14, 2020 2:29 pm
On an average, less than 3 out of 10 women in rural India and 4 out of 10 women in urban India ever used the Internet, according to the survey.
August 22, 2020 9:01 am
Efforts to address child marriage in India should be in consonance with the socio-economic realities that demand investment in education, welfare, and opportunities for women.