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An analysis of maternal health condition across parliamentary constituencies in India
May 06, 2019

An analysis of maternal health condition across parliamentary constituencies in India

The data reveals clear inequality in maternal health across parliamentary constituencies in terms of maternal mortality rate and the uptake of service

Challenges in Early Intervention for Maternal Health: Lessons from Madhya Pradesh
May 15, 2024

Challenges in Early Intervention for Maternal Health: Lessons from Madhya Pradesh

India has made progress in digital health, including in telemedicine and creating platforms such as Co-WIN for the COVID-19 vaccination rollout. These initiatives demonstrate the benefits of technology in enhancing the availability and affordability of, and access to healthcare services. This report examines the challenges that continue to stall the reduction of maternal deaths in India. It uses the case of Madhya Pradesh, the sta

Health as a welfare good in India: Towards a more substantive social protection imperative
Apr 05, 2024

Health as a welfare good in India: Towards a more substantive social protection imperative

Although the government has initiated schemes to extend proper healthcare, many sections of people are still excluded from its coverage or are unable

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

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

Utkrisht Development Impact Bond: A solution for financing maternal health
Jul 26, 2019

Utkrisht Development Impact Bond: A solution for financing maternal health

Given the fiscal constraints confronting government agencies — the DIB opens up an alternative, valuable window of opportunity.

World Population Day 2022: Celebrating the reduction of adolescent fertility rate
Jul 11, 2022

World Population Day 2022: Celebrating the reduction of adolescent fertility rate

India has managed to reduce teenage pregnancy significantly over these past few years, causing a positive change in infant child mortality rate as wel