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President Ram Nath Kovind addresses the nation on Independence Day eve
President said India must be a compassionate society where the traditionally disadvantaged, whether SCs, STs or OBCs are part of the country's national development process.
SWM a lost opportunity, reduced to toilet counting: Expert
"Lots of people say sanitation was discovered in India two years ago but that is n...
Key to continued economic prosperity: Three ways India can improve child nutrition
India has the know-how and financial capacity to ensure th...
3.66 lakh infant births in Delhi in 2013
The infant mortality rate in Delhi in 2013 stood at 24 per 1,000 live births while the number of children born in the city was 3.66 lakh
Healthcare system in India needs radical transformation: Study
The study documents not only India's progress on major health indicators in the past decade, but also its many deficiencies.
Government launches national biotechnology programme
In a significant decision, the government today launched a national programme which aims to turn India into a biotechnology hub and the sector into a $100 billion industry with focus in areas of healthcare, food and nutrition, clean energy and education.
Government focussing on backyard poultry to help BPL families
Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said focus was being given to backyard poultry "which is crucial for livelihood and nutritional security of BPL families".
More than 50 per cent women and children in rural areas anaemic: Family Health Survey
According to National Family Health Survey-3, 2005-06, a total of 69.5% of children and 55.3% women are anaemic in rural and tribal areas.
Delhi has 2.71 hospital beds per 1,000, WHO recommends 5
Delhi's hospital bed to population ratio is little more than half of the WHO's recommended standard of 5 beds per 1,000 population
Modi government's first year: Socionomics — Big talk, tight fist
All non-nutrition expenses are met by the Centre. Now payout for anganwadis could be affected since 90% of it comes from Central funds.
Calorie intake of 57 per cent rural population below 2,160 Kcal per day: Health Minister
More than half the households among the poorest five per cent of the rural population had calorie intake below 2,160 Kcal per day, the Lok Sabha was told today.
National health survey not nixed; to be conducted between 2013 and 2014
The fourth round of the survey will be conducted between 2013 and 2014 and its results will be out over 2014-15, the health ministry has confirmed.
Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Assam fail to stem infant mortality rate
In India, IMR has declined from 57 per 1,000 live births in 2006 to 42 per 1,000 live births in 2012.
Remuneration hike to address grievances of 25 lakh Anganwadi workers: Arun Jaitley
These workers will also get an incentive of Rs 500 per month and Rs 250 per month respectively on the basis of the real time monitoring of performance.
Kerala floods: Union Health Minister approves grant of over 18 crore
The ministry had earlier said it is extending all support to the relief measures in the flood-battered state, where 3,757 medical relief camps have been set up.