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TN reduces IMR to all-time low of 17 - The Hindu

Tamil Nadu's Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) has dropped to an all-time low of 17, dropping two points, as per the latest figures released as part of the Sample Registration Survey. The State has dropped two points from 19 from the last survey period (2015 ...and more »

India's infant mortality rate declines 8% in 2016 - Livemint

India notched up an 8% decline in the infant mortality rate (IMR) in 2016 from a year ago, an improvement aided by a higher number of institutional deliveries and campaigns to promote breastfeeding and immunization. IMR declined to 34 per 1,000 live ...and more »

India has registered decline in infant mortality rate in 2016: Government - Zee News

According to the SRS Bulletin, last year, the IMR only saw a two point decline. By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: Sep 30, 2017, 17:49 PM IST. Comments |. India has registered decline in infant mortality rate in 2016: Government. New Delhi: India has ...and more »

90000 Fewer Indian Infants Died In 2016 Compared To 2015 - India Spend

There has been an 8% decline in infant mortality rate (IMR), infant deaths per 1,000 live births, from 2015 to 2016, according to the 2016 Sample Registration Survey bulletin released in September 2017. As many as 840,000 infants died in 2016 compared ...and more »

Big boost to Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme, India registers massive 8 pct decline in Infant Mortality Rate - Financial Express

infant The SRS Bulletin, in a thumbs up to Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao, says that gender gap in India for child survival is reducing steadily. The gender difference between female and male IMR has also reduced to <10%. (PTI). In a good news, India has ...and more »

Health ministry announces 8% drop in infant mortality rate from previous year - Daily News & Analysis

The infant mortality rate in the country stood at 34 per 1000 live births in 2016, a fall of eight per cent from the corresponding figure the previous year, the health ministry said today. The ministry termed the development as a "significant decline ...and more »

'Infant mortality in Rajasthan declined by two points in 2016' - Hindustan Times

The state government provides vaccines to children to protect them from nine diseases.(HT File/Vageesh Lall). The infant mortality rate (IMR) has declined in Rajasthan by two points. The IMR in the state is 41 per 1,000 live births, according to the ...and more »

Infant Mortality drops in Maharashtra by two points - The Indian Express

The SRS report comes at a time when neonatal and infant deaths have been reported in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Jharkhand recently. 115. Shares. Share. By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: September 28, 2017 9:53 pm. Infant ...and more »

Govt data shows India's infant mortality rate has declined 8% - Hindustan Times

Despite the decline in infant mortality rate, more children continue to die in rural areas than in urban areas. health Updated: Sep 29, 2017 22:28 IST. Rhythma Kaul Hindustan Times, New Delhi. Estimated births in a year in India has come down to below ...and more »

Rajasthan in five worst states on infant mortality - Daily News & Analysis

Rajasthan is among the worst states in the country when it comes to survival of a newborn baby, reveals Sample Registration System (SRS) bulletin 2016. The report issued by the center shows that 41 infants out of per 1,000 live births in Rajasthan died ...and more »