Infant Mortality Rate

  • Jharkhand records lowest infant mortality rate: UNICEF 12-03-2014 07:49 PM

    Jharkhand has recorded the lowest infant mortality rate in 2012-13, the UNICEF said in a statement in Ranchi on Wednesday. "Jharkhand has the lowest infant mortality rate (IMR), as per the recently released Annual Health Survey 2012-13. The IMR (death rate of children below 1 year) declined from 41 per...
  • Indian healthcare industry to be worth $280 billion by 2020 30-06-2013 07:52 PM

    The Indian healthcare industry is worth $79 billion and is expected to be at $280 billion by 2020. On one hand, the industry has got some well-equipped hospitals and on the other hand, 50 per cent of the population does not have access to it. India has the highest infant...
  • Rajasthan: 16 infant deaths in 3 months in Chittorgarh 20-11-2012 10:37 AM

    Chittorgarh: Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh had drawn attention to crumbling health infrastructure in the states, saying even Kenya has a lower infant mortality rate than India. CNN-IBN travelled to Rajasthan's Chittorgarh to find out the situation there. Prem and Madan Dangi were filled with joy upon the birth of...
  • Infant Mortality Rate declines in HP: Govt 31-12-2011 08:36 AM

    Shimla: Infant mortality rate has declined from 45 to 40 per thousand in Himachal as per the report of the Sample Registration Survey (RS) conducted by the Health Ministry, state Health Minister Rajiv Bindal said on Saturday. The Infant Mortality rate (IMR) was stagnating at 45 for some years but...
  • Child mortality rate down by a third: Unicef 17-09-2010 06:28 PM

    New Delhi: More and more children are now living to see their fifth birthday as the child mortality rates have dropped by a third since 1990, the latest under-five mortality estimates released by Unicef said on Friday. However, the tragedy of preventable child deaths continues as 22,000 children below five...
  • Maternal mortality rate declines 31-10-2006 11:30 PM

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  • 400 infants die in Bihar everyday 24-10-2006 06:39 PM

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