Inaugurating the Conference on Updates in Specialty Paediatrics (CUSP) on Sunday, he said all possible efforts were being made to bring IMR to a single digit.
MMR in the State is 136 per 1 lakh live births, NMR 7th highest in country
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.
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.