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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 »

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 »

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 »

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

India's infant mortality rate (IMR) declined from 37 per 1000 live births in 2015 to 34 per 1000 live births in 2016, shows latest government data released on Friday. However, there is still a long way to go to meet the 2019 target of IMR 28 per 1000 ...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 »

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

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 bulletin of Sample Registration System-2016 issued this month. The Sample Registration System or SRS is a system ...and more »

India Registered 90000 Fewer Infant Deaths in 2016 as Compared to 2015, Gender Gap For Child Survival Reduced - India.com

New Delhi, Sept 29: India has registered a significant decline in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR), said the Ministry of Health and Welfare on Friday. According to the SRS bulletin, IMR of India has declined by three points (8% decline), from 37 per 1000 ...and more »

IMR drops by 2 points in Maharashtra - The Indian Express

Data released from the central government's sample registration system (SRS) indicates Maharashtra's infant mortality rate (IMR) has further dropped to 19 in 2016, from 21 in 2015, and 24 in 2013. The SRS report comes at a time when neonatal and infant ...and more »

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

In a good news, India has registered a significant decline in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) for the year 2016. As per SRS bulletin, IMR of India has declined by three points (8% decline), from 37 per 1000 live births in 2015 to 34 per 1000 live births in ...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 »