CHILD HEALTH

  • Gujarat: Two babies dead, one critical after government's immunisation programme November 14, 2014

    Surendranagar: Highlighting yet another case of poor child health care in the country, two babies have died after being administered medicines at a government-run immunisation programme in Surendranagar in Gujarat. One other baby is also critically ill after the immunisation programme. The babies who lost their lives are twins. The...
  • Children's Day special: Stark reality of child health in India November 14, 2014

    Mumbai: It is Children's Day today. As the nation celebrates the day, there is a need to analyse the real state of affairs that the children in the country face. In a picture that has not been a reassuring one, 13 lakh children die every year in the country...
  • 22 kids taken ill after Health dept officials administer deworming medicines August 7, 2013

    Twenty two children took ill at a Jhansi village after they were administered a deworming medicine under the Aasheervad Child Health Guarantee Scheme of the Uttar Pradesh government. On Tuesday, a little after being given the medicines, the children started vomiting and complained of nausea. The incident took place in the...
  • India, China favour more cooperation in health sector May 23, 2013

    New Delhi: India and China on Wednesday decided to strengthen bilateral cooperation, specially in the fields of maternal and child health, infectious diseases and other emerging health challenges, officials said in Delhi. The discussions were held between union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad with his Chinese counterpart Li Bin on the...
  • Mother's touch brings 'dead' baby back to life August 28, 2010

    Sydney: An Australian woman has left doctors baffled the world over after she revealed how she cuddled her still born premature baby back to life. Delivered at just 27 weeks gestation at a local hospital in Sydney, baby Jamie Ogg showed no signs of life. Jamie was handed over to...