The Times of India: UP riskiest place for women to give birth

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According to the survey report, endorsed by the Population Foundation of India, more than one-third cases of women dying due to pregnancy related causes in India are registered from Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

HEALTH-INDIA: Infant Units Go A Long Way in Saving Babies

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Banita’s heart sank when she first saw her prematurely born twin girls. One weighed 500 grammes and the other 700 grammes, both way below the 2.5-kilogramme benchmark for low-birthweight newborns.

Lure of cash aids India’s efforts to reduce number of women dying in childbirth

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Indian government officials see the traditional childbearing mind-set as an obstacle to the prosperity and health of a rising economic powerhouse that still has one of the world’s worst rates of maternal mortality.

Women’s support groups make dramatic improvements on neonatal survival rates

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Women’s support groups make dramatic improvements on neonatal survival rates in India

Under-utilisation of nurses affects maternal and child health: IIM-A study

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  Role of District Public Health Nurses (DPHNs) in the districts have reduced over the years resulting in their under utilisation, affecting the quality of Maternal and Child Health (MCH) services, a study said.