Early marriages and teenage pregnancy are some of the major reasons for the deaths, said a senior health department official in Tirupattur.
According to data from the district administration, 33% of maternal deaths in Tirupattur were caused by hypertensive disorder during pregnancy, while 20% of deaths were related to teenage pregnancies.
Early marriages and teenage pregnancy are some of the major reasons for the deaths, a senior health department official in Tirupattur told TNIE.
However, the rise in MMR in West Bengal, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Chhattisgarh have emerged as a cause of concern, with the government saying that these states need to review their efforts.
The success has to be attributed to institutional deliveries, better antenatal services and better access to contraceptive choices.
Karnataka from ninth has jumped to eighth rank. Kerala with an MMR of 30 and Maharashtra with an MMR of 38 were ranked top two in the report.
Minister points out MMR dropped to 63% from 92%, while IMR decreased to 26% from 39% during TRS regime
Regular follow-up and early interventions have helped bring the Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) in Krishnagiri district to zero for January-April this year, amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.
While MMR rises to 81.67, IMR decreases to 5 per 1,000 live births
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.