New Delhi: Institutional deliveries, where children are delivered at health centres or hospitals, have picked up in India over the last five-odd years.

Nearly five years after approving it for free use as a IVF drug, the Health Ministry Monday suspended the use of Letrozole with immediate effect, citing “likely risk”.

NEW DELHI, 12 OCT: A World Bank flagship report today lauded India for bringing down the fertility rate in the country from almost six children per woman to around 2.3 in 35 years saying it’s “much

The Beti Bachao Abhiyan will be launched in the State with traditional Navami Poojan at CM House on October 5. An oath will be taken in all the districts of the State for saving daughters.

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A horrifying number of 55,053 female foetuses are being aborted every year in Maharashtra after sex selection tests.

The BJP government, which is planning to launch the 'Save Girl'campaign from October 5 across the state with great fanfare, is considering framing of a law making it mandatory for husbands to take

It is ironic that India, which is aiming to become a hub of medical tourism and boasts of world class medical facilties, cannot provide even basic midwifery services and primary health care to thou

The Pune branch of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) would soon launch a project, Sukanya, to save the girl child and spread awareness about having a healthy child, be it male or female.

The state government plans to rope in more than 4,000 anganwadi workers across Maharashtra to play the role of whistleblowers against families and doctors misusing sonography machines to identify a