Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Covid-19 updates
Under-5 mortality rate halved from 2000 to 2017

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