Doctors blame lack of human resource in rural areas, anaemia and late referrals
Mother and Child.
People across India are living longer but spending more time in ill health due to conditions like depressive disorder, iron-deficiency anaemia and low back pain, a major global study has revealed.
MAHARASHTRA, 2010. In a village 130km (80 miles) from Mumbai, the head of a nursery is weighing a child. Four years old, she is just 10kg (22lb), two-thirds of what she should be.
At a time when holes are being punched in the state's development story over its human development indicators, a study on the maternal mortality rate (MMR) in Gujarat may come as a major respite.
A survey carried out in Jalna district has revealed that acute anaemia is crippling girl students, especially those aged between 14 and 16 years.
Though hunger has been reduced substantially, poor-quality food perpetuates a ‘vicious cycle of poverty and malnutrition’.
The Lions Club Bhubaneswar in association with the Lion Minati Cancer Foundation and the Red Cross Society organised a health camp at the Goura Charan Vidyapitha at Chhatabara on Friday.
Paan masala is emerging as a new cause for anaemia.
UMERKOT: Unrelenting drought-like conditions and delay in rains in Thar have caused deaths of four more newborn babies over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll of children to 57 during 45 day
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