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Explained: On World Pneumonia Day, the disease and its burden

November 13, 2019 7:06 am

Every year, pneumonia kills an estimated 1.4 million children under the age of five years, accounting for 18% of all deaths of children under five years old worldwide, according to the WHO.

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.

‘Slow progress in bid to check child deaths from pneumonia’

November 11, 2017 5:17 am

There is a strong evidence demonstrating that about half of all diarrhoea episodes and about one third of respiratory infections could be averted by breastfeeding.

India tops child deaths due to pneumonia and diarrhoea: study

November 18, 2015 1:20 am

The report stated that India accounts for one out of five child deaths due to the two diseases.

India records highest deaths among under-five children

December 05, 2014 2:48 pm

The Union government has however not conducted any study in this regard, Health Minister J P Nadda said.

World Pneumonia Day: India still struggles with pneumonia and diarrhea deaths, says report

November 12, 2014 1:14 pm

The 2014 Pneumonia and Diarrhea Progress Report, released today, highlights India’s persisting burden of pneumonia and diarrhea.

Water treatment facilities hotspots for superbugs: Study

December 22, 2013 11:15 am

Report concluded that there is a need for global concerted actions to deal with this serious threat.

Not all or nothing

November 14, 2013 5:31 am

The rural health cadre will not create two classes of doctors,it will help fill two different needs.

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.

To give its infants 'their due',Mizoram attempts to change burial practices

September 22, 2013 12:18 am

High infant mortality was one of the reasons for the hasty burial of the young.


Mehbooba Mufti visits Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s graveyard

January 10, 2016 8:51 am

Bijbehara, Jan 10 (ANI): Late Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed’s daughter Mehbooba Mufti and other family members on Sunday visited his grave in Bijbehara, Anantnag district. Sayeed was laid to rest with full state honours on January 8 at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where he was undergoing treatment for pneumonia. Daughter of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Mehbooba Mufti will take over as the 13th Chief Minister of the state.

Mortal remains of Mohd. Sayeed brought to Palam Airport

January 07, 2016 9:04 am

New Delhi, Jan 07 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed passed away early Thursday morning at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where he was undergoing treatment for pneumonia. Mortal remains of Sayeed were brought to Palam Airport, Delhi and then his body will be taken to Srinagar where the last rites will be conducted. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will give final tributes to Mufti Mohammad Sayeed at the Palam Airport.