infant mortality

Maternal mortality up, infant mortality down in Yadgir 

While MMR rises to 81.67, IMR decreases to 5 per 1,000 live births

published on : 15th November 2021

Infant Mortality Rate: TN second best in South India, but long road ahead

However, officials and experts say it is a slow process and the government is already taking efforts to bring the number down further.

published on : 6th November 2021

Maternal, infant mortality rate dips in Odisha's Sundargarh

The Matrujyoti scheme enables pregnant women to avail four ultrasound scans and regular monitoring of vital parameters like blood pressure, blood sugar, haemoglobin, HIV and other necessary tests.

published on : 6th September 2021

No increase in preterm births or stillbirths due to COVID-19: Study

International studies are now underway to help understand the impact of COVID-19 on pregnancy and childbirth around the globe. 

published on : 4th August 2021

Immediate kangaroo care reduces infant mortality by 25%: WHO study

In the control group, babies received kangaroo care only for an average of 1.5 hours per day.

published on : 9th June 2021

Facing life or death, pregnant Venezuelans flee to Colombia amid crisis

Amid the South American country's turbulent political and economic crisis, infant mortality reached 30.12 percent in 2016, with nearly 11,500 deaths of children between zero and one year old.

published on : 29th July 2017