21 May, 2020

A stronger health system in a country can lead to better outcomes on the economic growth front.

The Hindu

13 May, 2020

83% of neonatal deaths due to low birth weight and short gestation: study

The Hindu

13 May, 2020

The findings show that although the child mortality and child growth failure indicators have improved substantially across India from 2000 to 2017, the inequality between districts has increased within many states.

The India Express

13 May, 2020

Nearly 68% of under-5 deaths result from malnourishment of children or their mothers, says a Lancet study.

India’s child mortality rate has fallen from 2000 to 2017; but districts show growing variance in improvement.

Live Mint

13 May, 2020

Of these, half a million children die within 28 days of being born (neonatal mortality) primarily due to lower respiratory tract infection, pre-term birth and diarrhoeal diseases, show recent papers published in The Lancet.

Hindustan Times

13 May, 2020

NEW DELHI: Two scientific papers on child survival published on Tuesday by the India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative depicted a significant decline — 49% — in the under-5 mortality rate (U5MR) between 2000 and 2017, but it pointed out inequality between states and wide variations between districts.

The Times of India

12 May, 2020

According to the report, 68% of the under-5 deaths in India can be attributed to child and maternal malnutrition.

The relative inequality of this prevalence between districts has increased within several states.

CNBC TV18

12 May, 2020

According to experts, while the efforts to control coronavirus should be strengthened as much as possible, other crucial health issues in the country like malnutrition should also continue to receive attention.

NDTV

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