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Government pares back planned funding for crucial public health scheme

India, Norway to work together in maternal, adolescent health

India and Norway have signed a Letter of Intent to extend health cooperation, especially in the areas of reproductive, maternal, new-born, child and adolescent health, said an statement on Thursday.According to the Union Health Ministry, the cooperation ... Prokerala, 2 months ago

The Bidirectional Relationship Between Snoring and Body Weight in Children

Maternal snoring does not affect children, but child snoring is related to worsening obesity and metabolic risk later in life, says study.
 Med India3 weeks ago

India's malnutrition disease burden 12 times higher than China: Report

Disease burden due to child and maternal malnutrition in India was 12 times higher per person than in China in 2016 even as the life expectancy at birth in the country improved by over a decade, said a report on Tuesday.Titled "India State-level Disease ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Maternal Immune Activation Associated With Autism Among Kids

Children of mothers who reported a history of immune activation had significantly higher Social Responsiveness Scale total scores.
 Med India1 month ago Immune Activation in Mom During Pregnancy and Its Effect on Autistic Children  Med India2 months ago

Breastfeeding longer may improve mothers' sensitivity

Women who breastfeed their children for longer periods exhibit more maternal sensitivity well past the infant and toddler years, according to a study.Maternal sensitivity was defined as the synchronous timing of a mother's responsiveness to her child, her ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Committed for best facilities within limited resources: Kalicharan Saraf

At the time when health department is facing criticism over the infant deaths and poor health facilities across the state, state health minister, Kalicharan Saraf admitted that the department is facing scarcity of resources.Saraf was addressing a press ...
 DNA1 week ago
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FOGSI launches 'Manyata' - a nationwide movement for quality maternal care in India

The Federation of Obstetric and Gynecological Societies of India in partnership with MSD for Mothers, MacArthur Foundation and Jhpiego (an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University), launched 'Manyata' - a nationwide movement urging the need for quality care for ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Labor room teams to be financially rewarded by govt

Doctors and medical staff involved in the child delivery process will now be financially rewarded for following strict benchmarks in providing quality care to both mother and newborn, according to a new initiative by the Union Health Ministry.The initiative ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

PM launches 'Intensified Mission Indradhanush'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched an intensive immunisation drive from Gujarats Vadnagar today, saying no child should suffer from any vaccine-preventable disease. Through the Intensified Mission Indradhanush or IMI, the government aims to reach ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Karnataka to feed 12 lakh pregnant women from October 2

Nutritious meals would be served daily to 12 lakh pregnant women and lactating mothers at child care centres across the state from October 2, said Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday night."Besides nutritional supplements, counselling and other ...
 Prokerala2 months ago Nutrition programme for pregnant, lactating women  Deccan Herald2 months ago
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