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Steps Taken to Reduce IMR and MMR

New Delhi, Feb 28, 2015: As per Sample Registration System (SRS), 2013 reports published by Registrar General of India the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) of India is 40 per 1000 live births and as per Sample Registration System (SRS), 2011-13...

A new dawn: India to be certified polio-free this year

New Delhi January 2nd, 2014: Later this month, India will clock three polio-free years, a milestone that will be officially certified in 2014 by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The last case of polio was reported from West...

Genetic disorders a growing problem, secure your child with Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

New Delhi, April 21, 2018: Every year many parents get surprised with the birth of an affected child with genetic disorders. “Genetic disorders are passed on from generations to generations. It runs in the family genes. Genes are very powerful...

Home based Care for Young Child (HBYC) to be the crucial component of POSHAN...

New Delhi, April 20, 2018: The first meeting of National Council on India's Nutrition Challenges under POSHAN Abhiyaan was held today in New Delhi. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog. The Council which has...

Simplifying life with diabetes

New smart injection pen design for precise tracking of insulin delivery October 09, 2014 – Product development firm Cambridge Consultants has designed an injection pen for diabetes patients that aims to make daily management of the disease an easier,...

Free Treatment Facility For Children With Cancer

New Delhi, Dec 10, 2014:The treatment of children with Cancer in various Government Hospitals is either free or subsidized both for the Central and State Government Hospitals. Cancer can be diagnosed and treated at various levels in the Government...

Over 350,000 children to get additional dose of diphtheria vaccine in Cox’s Bazar

Cox's Bazar, January 30, 2018: Stepping up efforts to curtail the ongoing diphtheria outbreak in Cox's Bazar, WHO and UNICEF are working with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to vaccinate over 350,000 children in the Rohingya camps and makeshift settlements with an additional dose of diphtheria vaccine.  "An additional dose of diphtheria vaccine is expected to further...

Action Plan Against Diarrhoea and Pneumonia

New Delhi, Feb 25, 2015: As per the report of Child Health Epidemiological Reference Group 2012, it is estimated that 38 per cent of all under-five child deaths are caused by diarrhoea and pneumonia which accounts for around 2 lakh...

Johnson’s Baby sets out to celebrate 125 Years of Baby Care by engaging with...

Johnson’s Baby is humbled & excited to embark upon this milestone Mumbai, May 11, 2018: Johnson’s Baby marked the milestone of 125 years by engaging and connecting with mothers across India. J&J invited mothers in Mumbai to a gathering to...

Don’t Overlook Joint Pain in Winters: It Can be Managed with Little Care

 People with joint ailments, especially the elderly, experience a spike in pain and discomfort in winters Patiala, Dec 26, 2014: As the temperatures drop and winds turn chilly, there is invariably an increase in the number of people reporting ailments...