The device called “AJO-Neo” is developed by Professor Samir K. Pal &his group at S.N. Bose National Centre For Basic Sciences (SNBNCBS), Kolkata, an autonomous research Institute under the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.

A new report from UNICEF, From the First Hour of Life: Making the case for improved infant and young child feeding everywhere, provides a global status update on infant and young child feeding practices and puts forth recommendations for improving them.

Prioritising CHD could lead to lower infant mortality rate in the State

GENEVA – Progress towards global vaccination targets for 2015 is far off-track with 1 in 5 children still missing out on routine life-saving immunizations that could avert 1.5 million deaths each year from preventable diseases. In the lead-up to World Immunization Week 2015 (24–30 April), WHO is calling for renewed efforts to get progress back on course.

Washington: A new study has revealed exposure to two persistent environmental pollutants may affect infant growth.

Una district has an overall sex ratio of 972 females per 1,000 males and ranks sixth in the state.

Health workers attribute it to fertility problems

The government lower primary school at Nadukkudy in India’s first tribal grama panchayat, Edamalakkudy, has a peculiar student-teacher ratio. It has five teachers, including a headmaster, for seven students who represent eight Muthuva tribal hamlets nearby.

WHO has released these new treatment guidelines for almost 20 million children under-five worldwide who have severe acute malnutrition. Read text of these guidelines.

As many as 49 children have died in the city's state-run BC Roy Children's Hospital over the last seven days.

Expressing surprise on the absence of latest official data on malnutrition, a Parliamentary panel has asked the government to come up with a time-bound action plan to reduce under-nutrition and ens