India also recorded an improvement in life expectancy at birth. The life expectancy at birth in 1969 was 47 years and in 2019, it is 69 years.

Family size is closely linked to reproductive rights, according to the State of World Population 2018 report.

Gujarat gets $2m project for HIV prevention and care

The 2016 South Africa Demographic and Health Survey (SADHS 2016) is the third DHS survey to be conducted in South Africa in collaboration with the worldwide Demographic and Health Survey Program.

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) on Thursday said that the health needs of women and adolescents are too often neglected in humanitarian response to natural disasters and conflicts around the world,

PESHAWAR: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that gastrointestinal diseases, acute respiratory infection and unexplained fever are on the rise among the internally displaced persons (IDPs

With the world's highest birth rate in a country where first-time mothers are often barely past puberty, having a baby in impoverished Niger can be tantamount to a death sentence.

Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 5 Target 5A calls for the reduction of maternal mortality ratio by three quarters between 1990 and 2015. It has been a challenge to assess the extent of progress due to the lack of reliable and accurate maternal mortality data – particularly in developing-country settings where maternal mortality is high.

The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development has launched the second phase of the Local Governance and Community Development Programme (LGCDP) to reform governance restructures, improve se

Leaders should recognise and act on dangers facing people living on the margins in urban centres, a report states.