MATERNITY CARE

  • Kashmir's lone maternity care hospital staffers recount flood horrors September 24, 2014

    Srinagar: As the situation in Kashmir's lone maternity care hospital - Lala Ded - is limping towards normalcy, the staffers at the medical centre recount the horrors they confronted when flood waters entered into the premises. It was on the evening of Saturday, September 6, that water from River Jhelum overflowed...
  • Maharashtra, UNICEF launch campaign against diarrhoea July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government and UNICEF on Monday launched a fortnightlong campaign to mobilise communities, health personnel and political leaders towards prevention of diarrhoea. The campaign titled 'Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF)' will be held from July 28 to August 8. "IDCF will mobilise communities, health personnel and political leaders to prioritise investment...
  • Lowcost Lifespring Hospitals saves mothers, newborns August 9, 2012

    When Loretta Selvakumar was expecting her first child in 1994, she was elated. But nine months later, when she delivered a healthy baby boy in a government hospital in Bangalore, his life was cruelly cut short after he slipped off a table. She promised herself that no matter how costly,...