National Family Health Survey

India no country for women? Here's what the National Family Health Survey reveals

The survey carried out across 6.1 lakh sample households had significant pointers on how women are girls are treated in India. So, what does it reveal?

published on : 4th February 2021

Combating scourge of malnutrition in India

There is definitely something worryingly wrong with how India is approaching its social development goals.

published on : 16th December 2020

Over 40% women were married before they turned 18 in Bihar, West Bengal and Tripura: Survey 

National Family Health Survey is being conducted on 6.1 lakh sample households to collect information on population, health, family planning and nutrition related indicators.

published on : 15th December 2020

C-Section deliveries in Telangana rise by three per cent; experts bat for behavioural change

A glance at data shows that in districts such as Jangaon, the C-sections in government sector are over 70 per cent.

published on : 15th December 2020

Lockdown fallout? Over 30 per cent women suffered spousal violence in five states: NFHS survey

The survey was conducted in 6.1 lakh sample households, involving household-level interviews, to collect information on population, health, family planning and nutrition related indicators.

published on : 14th December 2020

Anaemia in Telangana girls up by five per cent, school closure may worsen trend

According to NFHS data, of the total number of women suffering from anaemia, 58.9 per cent belong to the rural parts of the State, while 55.2 per cent are from the urban areas.

published on : 14th December 2020

Fertility rate falls in major states but rises in Kerala

While the state now has a TFR of 3, as compared to the last survey when it stood at 3.4, Kerala and Goa are among 8 states where the sex ratio at birth has worsened.

published on : 13th December 2020

Infant, under-five mortality rates dip in 18 states, UTs: Survey

The NFHS-5 showed that 20 states and UTs have recorded a rise in the percentage of children under 5 years who are overweight.

published on : 12th December 2020

Action on ground needed to tackle malnutrition: Experts on India's poor showing at Global Hunger Index

A look at the last round of NFHS in 2015-2016 corroborates this as it shows that the country’s showing on parameters of ‘wasted’ and ‘severely wasted’ children had worsened.

published on : 19th October 2020