Child mortality Current Affairs, GK & News

Levels & Trends in Child Mortality 2022

In 2021, a staggering 5 million children died before reaching their fifth birthday. This is a tragedy on a personal level, and a setback to global development. The root cause of many of these deaths is a lack of access to basic rights such as quality healthcare, vaccinations, food, clean water, and sanitation. Despite ongoing ..

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Global Hunger Index 2022

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2022 was released recently. What is Global Hunger Index? The GHI has been released since 2000 by the European NGOs – Concern Worldwide and Welthungerhilfe. It aims to track prevalence of global hunger by region and by country. A low score means the country will be ranked higher, implying a ..

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Paalan 1000 National Campaign

On August 16, 2022, ‘Paalan 1000 National Campaign was set in motion’. It was launched by Bharati Pravin Pawar (Union Minister of State for Health) in virtual mode. On the occasion, a parenting application was also unveiled, that primarily focuses on children’s development in first two years. Highlights of the launch: According to Bharati Pravin ..

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Global Hunger Index: India at 101st rank

Global Hunger Index 2021, which is prepared jointly by Irish aid agency called ‘Concern Worldwide’ and German organisation called ‘Welt Hunger Hilfe’, was released on October 14, 2021. The Index termed the hunger level in India as alarming. Where India has been placed? In the index, India has been placed to 101st position out of ..

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Global Hunger Index, 2020

On October 16, 2020, the Global hunger index was launched. It is jointly prepared by Welhunger life and Concern Worldwide. According to the report, India ranked 94th among 107countries. The report put India under serious category with the score of 27.2. Key highlights of the report The report says that India has serious levels of ..

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UNICEF report on Child Mortality Rate

‘Levels and Trends in Child Mortality’ report was published by United Nations (UN). As per the new estimate on mortality released by UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the World Bank Group, the under-five mortality rate (deaths per 1,000 live births) ..

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