Stillbirth: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
National Newborn Week celebrated
Published: November 21, 2020
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is celebrating National Newborn Week between November 15, 2020 and November 21, 2020. The main objective of celebrating National Newborn Week is to create awareness about the importance of newborn child survival and development. Why is it important to celebrate National Newborn Week? Every year around 2.6 million ..
Topics: BCG vaccine • child mortality rate • India Newborn Action Plan • National Newborn Week • Neonatal Mortality Rate • Newborn & Child Health • Newborn Health • Oral Polio Vaccine • Stillbirth • universal immunisation programme
United Nations Still Birth Report
Published: October 12, 2020
The United Nations recently launched a report on stillbirths titled “A Neglected Tragedy: The Global Burden of Stillbirths”. The report was created by UNICEF, World Health Organisation, World Bank and the United Nations department of economic and social affairs. The report says that a stillborn baby is delivered every 16 seconds. 84 percentage of these ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Online surveillance of maternal and infant deaths: Haryana
Published: June 21, 2012
Haryana health department is all set to take a virtual route for the surveillance of maternal and child death and stillbirth cases in the state Haryana health department all equipped to have online surveillance of maternal and infant death and stillbirth cases in the state. For this purpose Haryana Health Department has created a website ..