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Sixty Seconds To Survival: A Quality Improvement Success Story

Healthcare workers need simple solutions that can reverse high mortalities into higher neonatal survivals in the country

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Why Child Nutrition Matters For Economic Growth

The focus on child nutrition and economic growth is prescient; India has the largest youth population and is in the middle of a potential demographic dividend that will end close to 2040

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UN Concerned Over Amended Child Labour Bill In India

The amended Bill might substantially reduce the list of professions considered hazardous, potentially leading to more children working in unregulated conditions

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Why Literacy Matters

Literacy is very helpful in terms of health because it will help someone to understand a doctor's prescription, information about medication which could include dosage, and side effects

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India Sacks Some Foreign-funded Consultants; Health Programmes May Suffer

A shortage of technical experts has for years forced India to turn to the World Health Organization (WHO) and aid groups like the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to manage large-scale public health schemes.

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Mizoram Shows How Good Sanitation Can Reduce Child Malnutrition

Almost 90% of child deaths from diarrhoeal diseases are directly linked to contaminated water, lack of sanitation or inadequate hygiene, according to a UNICEF report

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Child-Health Spending Soars, But 40 Million Indian Children Stunted

This in a country that boasts a 40-year-old national child-health programme– now among the world’s largest–and increased spending on child health 200% over a decade.

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Government Launches Drive To Curb Anaemia Among Adolescent

Under WIFS, adolescent children, who are going to government or aided school and the drop outs, will be administered a tablet once a week for 13 months, usually on Monday.

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