Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has congratulated the health, women & child development and mission shakti departments for the achievement.
Malkangiri: In the past five and a half years, as many as 4,886 infants and children under the age of five have died in the district of Malkangiri, flagging concerns over the efficacy and reach of the healthcare service delivery of the State government. Data sourced from the response to a RTI query have revealed […]
Bhubaneswar: An eye-popping revelation! Infant mortality still haunts Odisha acutely. During the last four months of April – July this year, a high of around 25 infant deaths every day were recorded in the State. According to the consolidated health status report available with the State Health Department, the State has recorded a massive 3,045 […]
New Delhi: India has registered three points decline in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) to 34 per 1,000 live births in 2016 from 37 per 1,000 live births in 2015, an official statement said in Friday. According to the SRS Bulletin, last year, the IMR only saw a two point decline. “Not only this, India also […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today said there is significant reduction in the state’s Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) which has dropped to 40 against the national average of 41. “When our government came to power in 2000, I was personally concerned over the high rate of IMR. Today I am delighted that our IMR rate is […]