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infant mortality

World’s tiniest baby boy born in Tokyo

Weighing 268 grams premature baby boy survives and now holds the record for the smallest new born boy.

27 Feb 2019 5:49 PM

Reduction in infant and maternal mortality rates in India

Cash assistance is also provided to BPL/SC/ST women of low and high performing states delivering in accredited private institutions.

24 Jul 2018 4:45 PM

Babies born near industrial sites may face health problems

Infants born to mothers within three kilometres of a industrial site may be at an increased risk of asthma and early death.

17 Dec 2017 1:08 PM

A ‘women-centric’ approach for gains in nutrition

On the one hand, there are states like Kerala and Goa which have a low burden of undernutrition.

27 Sep 2017 3:15 AM

Box of life

Four students of mechanical engineering have developed a low-cost, portable incubator that can save lives of newborns in case of emergency.

11 May 2017 12:30 AM


6,148 infants died due to malnutrition

6,380 children up to the age of six died of starvation between April 2016 and August 2016 in the state.

01 Apr 2017 3:15 AM

Maharashtra: Malnutrition remains a cause for concern

From April 2016 to August 2016, Maharashtra registered 9,563 deaths of children, of which 7,868 were infants.

31 Dec 2016 5:20 AM