The Drug Controller General of India has said that the time limit for abortions has been increased from seven to nine weeks to facilitate family planning.
Nozer Sherian, secretary general of the Federation of Obstetric and
Aiming to reduce maternal deaths across Karnataka, an apex body of obstetricians and gynaecologists has joined hands with the US-based international non-profit organisation Programme for Appropriate Technology in Heath (Path). As
India said that it will meet the millennium development goals by 2015. Various UN bodies had questioned the country’s ability to do so. In a letter to WHO representative to India Neta Menabde, the Health and Family Welfare
According to the United Nations, a mother dies every ten minutes in India which means that along with malnutrition caused by poverty, India is likely to miss the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) related to maternal health as
According to the latest UN figures, India and Nigeria accounted for 1/3rd of the deaths of pregnant women in 2010. The good news is maternal deaths been halved in the past two decade thanks to improvement in health systems and
The National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) may have made a dent in many backward regions of India, but here in this coastal district of Odisha mothers continue to die at childbirth, highlighting the state's reputation as one of