maternal mortality

Maternal mortality rate worryingly higher in TN's Tirupattur district

Early marriages and teenage pregnancy are some of the major reasons for the deaths, said a senior health department official in Tirupattur.

published on : 4th April 2022

Why is maternal mortality rate so high in Tirupattur district?   

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.

published on : 4th April 2022

Why is maternal mortality rate so high in Tamil Nadu's Tirupattur district?

Early marriages and teenage pregnancy are some of the major reasons for the deaths, a senior health department official in Tirupattur told TNIE.

published on : 4th April 2022

Maternal mortality stagnant for years, 556 lost lives in ’21  

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.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Maternal mortality dips, Karnataka ranking improves

The success has to be attributed to institutional deliveries, better antenatal services and better access to contraceptive choices.

published on : 13th March 2022

Karnataka's Maternal Mortality Ratio ranking up from 9th to 8th

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.

published on : 12th March 2022

Schemes lowered mortality rate in Telangana: Health Minister Harish Rao

Minister points out MMR dropped to 63% from 92%, while IMR decreased to 26% from 39% during TRS regime

published on : 14th December 2021

Zero maternal deaths between January and April 2021 in Krishnagiri district

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.

published on : 6th December 2021

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

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