Interview with Jairam Ramesh, Union Minister for Rural Development.

A study finds that institutional support alone cannot help reduce maternal mortality in India.

The Parliamentary Committee’s report touches upon some important aspects of unethical drug trials, but health activists say that is not enough.

The book highlights the challenges faced by users of the NRHM as well as those offering the delivery systems under the mission.

The latest UNICEF report presents a hard-hitting view of the condition of poor children in urban areas.

Absence of preventive measures and affordable and accessible health care leads to nearly 500 encephalitis deaths in Uttar Pradesh.

The rates of maternal and infant mortality have improved only marginally, according to the latest Sample Registration System.

Haryana records the lowest adult sex ratio in the country, and its Jhajjar district has the worst adult and child sex ratios.
THE results of the provisional Census revealed that Haryana as a whole registered the lowest adult sex ratio in the country and also had the lowest child sex ratio (CSR).

A Human Rights Watch report emphasises the need for a system of recording and investigating all maternal deaths.
A scene inside the Government Maternity Hospital in Kothi, Andhra Pradesh. In this file photograph, two lactating mothers, with their babies, are seen sharing the same bed. The lack of proper post-natal care often proves fatal.

In India, the ILO report says, casual workers earn 45 per cent less than regular workers.