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MDGs to SDGs: Reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health in India
Dec 20, 2016

MDGs to SDGs: Reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health in India

Goals 4 and 5 of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) focused a great deal on maternal and child health, which has now been carried forward to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). While India made significant strides in reducing maternal and child mortality, the country did not succeed in achieving its health goals. This paper makes an assessment of the current state of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child health (RMNC

Nagaland has poorest maternal and child healthcare indicators in Northeast India
Feb 27, 2018

Nagaland has poorest maternal and child healthcare indicators in Northeast India

Nagaland needs a sociopolitical vision on health governance.

Tracking India’s Path to Maternal and Child Health: A Case Study of Madhya Pradesh
Nov 11, 2022

Tracking India’s Path to Maternal and Child Health: A Case Study of Madhya Pradesh

India has recorded notable progress in maternal and child health in the recent years. The state of Madhya Pradesh (MP), however, has performed sub-optimally compared to most states and union territories (UTs) of India. MP’s annual reduction in maternal mortality rate (MMR), for example, is at 5.8 percent, compared to the national average of 7.5 percent; the yearly drop in neonatal mortality rate (NMR) is at 0.6 percent, far below the national a

Using AI to improve maternal and child health in India
Feb 13, 2023

Using AI to improve maternal and child health in India

The integration of AI with the already existing healthcare systems could help bring about a substantial difference in maternal and child health in Ind

Addressing stunting: A critical concern in Africa
May 24, 2024

Addressing stunting: A critical concern in Africa

Stunting remains a significant public health challenge in Africa, with far-reaching implications for child health, development, and future prospects

Budget 2021: Does it provide for women’s health and nutrition?
Mar 08, 2021

Budget 2021: Does it provide for women’s health and nutrition?

The pandemic will lead to pushing 96 million more people into extreme poverty, with 47 million being women and girls.

Enhancing population health: India's policies and programmes
Apr 05, 2024

Enhancing population health: India's policies and programmes

India is prioritising access to affordable, high-quality healthcare services through recent government policies, reflecting a strong commitment to hea

Immunisation coverage: India far away from meeting targets
Apr 06, 2017

Immunisation coverage: India far away from meeting targets

Immunisation coverage under national programmes is an important indicator to track advancement towards child health-related SDGs.

India and the U.S. Make a Strategic Case for Health Cooperation
Aug 17, 2023

India and the U.S. Make a Strategic Case for Health Cooperation

India and the United States (US) have been cooperating in the health sector since the late 1960s. The cooperation has intensified in the past decade, riding on institutional structures established following the launch of the US-India Health Initiative in 2010. It has seen further expansion since the COVID-19 pandemic, and today covers a wide range of areas including disease prevention and combating infectious diseases, maternal and child

Interim Budget 2024: India’s health spending during the pandemic years
Feb 03, 2024

Interim Budget 2024: India’s health spending during the pandemic years

In the Interim Budget, the government seems to be focusing on important pillars of its Universal Health Coverage plans, namely healthcare infrastructu

NFHS-5 data reiterates the challenge of breaking the Intergenerational Cycle of Undernutrition
Jan 18, 2021

NFHS-5 data reiterates the challenge of breaking the Intergenerational Cycle of Undernutrition

Successful stories of change across India suggest investment in girls and women and heightened delivery of health and nutrition interventions in bring

South-South cooperation for maternal health: Advancing India's role
Apr 05, 2024

South-South cooperation for maternal health: Advancing India's role

With India’s assumption as the voice of the Global South, its progress in the maternal mortality ratio and maternal and child health can serve as a

The disproportionate impact of climate change on women
May 01, 2023

The disproportionate impact of climate change on women

Women’s participation in spaces of power is the need of the hour to solve the current climate crisis

The Importance of Nutrition in Building the Human Capital
Mar 14, 2023

The Importance of Nutrition in Building the Human Capital

Human capital is the wealth of nations and is dependent on health, nutrition, skills and knowledge of people. To produce and maintain a healthy, highly skilled workforce, India must make cost-effective investments to improve child health and nutrition

जनतेचे आरोग्य सुधारण्याकरता भारताची धोरणे आणि कार्यक्रम
Apr 07, 2024

जनतेचे आरोग्य सुधारण्याकरता भारताची धोरणे आणि कार्यक्रम

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