The challenges include water connections and land availability to construct toilets, besides the mindset of the people, slowing down progress towards the goal.
96 per cent of births during the past 5 years took place with the assistance of skilled providers.
An analysis by SBI's research wing indicated, the mean marriage age in Odisha is 22.1 years, higher than that of the country’s average mean marriage age.
The State has nearly half of the men, aged above 15 years, (51.6 per cent) and 26 pc women tobacco users against the national average of 38 pc men and 8.9 pc women.
Kerala has registered the lowest rate of 6.3%. The rate of underage marriages in AP has declined to 29.3% in NFHS-5, compared to 33% in NFHS-4.
Latest numbers from the National Family Health Survey reveal that the spectre of population explosion need no longer haunt India.
It warrants urgent attention to check the domestic violence”, says Dr Jyoti Anand- a social activist.
The median age at first marriage for women aged 20-49 slightly increased from 19 years in 2015-16 to 19.2 years in 2019-21.
It has been implementing various schemes and projects targeting the overall wellbeing of pregnant, lactating women and their infants.
Hysterectomy refers to an operation to remove a woman's uterus. But it is commonly used to refer to the accompanying removal of fallopian tubes, ovaries, cervix, and other related organs.
The data gives not only a holistic picture of the growth in the State but is useful in understanding the status of district-wise performance.
The district medical and health department in coordination with the ICDS is conducting MAM, SAM programmes to solve malnutrition among children.
As per the research, of 872 anaemia patients, nearly 511 had moderate anaemia, which is 58.6 per cent, while only 4.7 per cent of patients had severe symptoms.
From unethical marketing of breast milk substitutes to aggressive promotion of high calorie foods, sections of the food industry have propelled the global obesity pandemic.
The State government has decided to adopt a new strategy in mission mode for accelerated reduction of anaemia among the children and women in Odisha.