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Infant Mortality

Lack Of Breastmilk Could Lead To Infantile Epilepsy

Dec 18, 2020 Team Poshan

A pilot study reveals low blood sugar at birth and genetic diseases, are important underlying cause for a common form of epilepsy in young Indian children

Madhya Pradesh: 8 Infants Die At Shahdol Hospital In 4 Days, Probe Ordered

Dec 02, 2020 PTI

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan ordered an inquiry into the deaths on Monday evening.


India Successfully Met 2017 Target Of NMR Of 24: Harsh Vardhan

Releasing the INAP progress card, Vardhan said India has successfully met important targets of 2017.

Kota Infant Deaths: Toll Reaches 107; Central Govt Team Visits JK Lon Hospital

Jan 04, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Congress leader Harish Rawat said that the government is taking action against those responsible that lead to the death of infants.


Kota Hospital Infant Deaths: Green Carpet Laid Out For Health Minister, Removed Later

Health Minister Raghu Sharma said when he came to know about the green carpet being rolled out, he immediately directed the officials to no do such things.

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02 January, 2020

'Kept Mum On Issue': Mayawati Flays Priyanka Over Infant Deaths In Kota

IANS

'If the Congresswoman General Secretary fails to go and meet the mothers of deceased kids in Rajasthan's Kota district, her act of meeting victims of any matter in UP will be considered a mere political drama...' Mayawati tweeted.


02 January, 2020

'Don't Politicise': CM Gehlot As Kota Infant Death Toll Reaches 102; Centre Steps In

Outlook Web Bureau

Taking note of the deaths, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said he has written a letter to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and requested him to look into the matter.


31 December, 2019

Pigs Inside Campus, Broken Windows: Kota’s J K Lon Hospital Where 940 Infants Died In 2019

Outlook Web Bureau

'Pigs were found roaming inside the campus of the hospital,' the findings of NCPCR said.


28 December, 2019

Death Of 12 Infants In A Week, 77 In A Month At Government Hospital Shocks Kota

PTI

Out of the ten infants, who died between December 23 and 24, five were newborns.


12 November, 2019

How Big Data Takes A Reality Check

Suparna Ghosh-Jerath

Two Years After Poshan Abhiyaan Got Cabinet Nod, A New Lancet Study Probes The Progress Of States



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09 May, 2019

In Happy Bhutan, PM Lotay Tshering Is A Doctor On Saturdays

Outlook Web Bureau

Tshering is no ordinary doctor. During the week, he also happens to be prime minister in the Himalayan kingdom famous for measuring citizens' Gross National Happiness.



12 August, 2017

Gorakhpur Tragedy: On August 10, Hospital Was Clearly Warned Of Oxygen Shortage

Outlook Web Bureau

In a letter it was clearly mentioned that the hospital had only limited stock available, which was sufficient to serve the requirement till August 10.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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