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Reducing infant mortality in Bihar

Sanjit Nayak

Reducing infant mortality in Bihar

issues, concerns and challenges in strengthening routine immunisation

by Sanjit Nayak

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Published by Population foundation of India in New Delhi .
Written in English


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Statementcontributors Sanjit Nayak, et al
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24540631M
LC Control Number2010318837

estimated infant mortality rate of 57 for from NFHS-3 is very close to the average Sample Registration System (SRS) estimate of 60 for the period Table Early childhood mortality rates by background characteristics Neonatal, postneonatal, infant, child, and under-five mortality ra tes for the five-year period preceding. The per capita expenditure in the medical and public health sectors in Bihar has gone up from Rs 97 in to Rs in It increased to Rs in , and was Rs in

  Maternal mortality declined by 38 per cent between and Maternal mortality refers to deaths due to complications from pregnancy or childbirth. From to , the global maternal mortality ratio declined by 38 per cent – from deaths to deaths per , live births, according to UN inter-agency estimates. This translates into an average annual rate of reduction of   The lower Infant Mortality Rate in Bihar (and Jharkhand) and high Infant Mortality Rate in Gujarat has been a long puzzle in Indian demography. Figure 3 shows the Infant Mortality Rate for .

A new study has warned that over two-thirds of India's districts are unlikely to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target of reducing deaths to 25 or less per 1, live births in under 5-year-old children and 12 or less per 1, live births for newborns by   "Jharkhand has the lowest infant mortality rate (IMR), as per the recently released Annual Health Survey The IMR (death rate of children below 1 year) declined from 41 per 1, live births in to 38 in and now to 36 in ," the statement said.


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Reducing infant mortality in Bihar by Sanjit Nayak Download PDF EPUB FB2

Government offices have released guidelines to prevent infant mortality. The U.S. government statistics for the infant mortality rate in was deaths per 1, live births. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) supports a range of services designed to prevent infant mortality, focusing on the health of mothers and children.

Ininfant mortality rate for Bihar was 35 per live births. Infant mortality rate of Bihar fell gradually from 58 per live births in to 35 per live births in The description is composed by our digital data assistant.

The most recent report on mortality estimates by age for Bihar is for (Office of the Registrar General, a). Table shows an estimated average annual CDR for Bihar of deaths per 1,File Size: KB.

Steps to reduce Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) in India. The steps being taken by the government to further combat infant mortality and increase vaccine coverage under the National Health Mission are as under: (1) Promotion of Institutional deliveries through cash incentive under Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) and Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakaram (JSSK) which entitles all pregnant women delivering Author: Raja Raja Cholan.

Achievement of Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 4 for Reducing infant mortality in Bihar book survival requires acceleration of gains in newborn survival, and current trends in improving maternal health will also fall short of reaching MDG 5 without more strategic actions.

We present a Maternal Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) strategy for accelerating progress on MDGs 4 and 5, sustaining the gains beyond Cited by: Infant mortality is the death of young children under the age of 1. This death toll is measured by the infant mortality rate (IMR), which is the number of deaths of children under one year of age per live under-five mortality rate, which is referred to as the child mortality rate, is also an important statistic, considering the infant mortality rate focuses only on children.

The under-five mortality in the richest quintile is static. Although the poorest-richest ratio has been improving (infant mortality rate) from to and under-five mortality rate from to ), the poorest are not getting benefits in terms of reduction in by:   Meet the Faceless Heroes Responsible for Shrinking Bihar’s Infant & Maternal Mortality.

Bihar’s immunisation cold chain network runs on 1, working cold chain equipment installed across vaccine stores and cold chain points.

But it is the women and men who handle and deliver the vaccines who have contributed to the vaccination in the. 1. Bihar witnesses the highest number of deliveries being conducted at home mostly by midwives, dais, and other unskilled hands.

Plus poor maternal health. How is the child suppose to grow when the source of his nutrition itself is not healthy. Reducing infant mortality: The Challenges. The infant mortality rate is the most sensitive indicator of societal health.

Infant mortality rate is defined as the number of deaths during the first year of life per 1, live births in a population group.

The infant mortality rate is driven by these five leading causes of infant death: congenital. Under MDG 4, one of the targets is to reduce Infant Mortality by two-thirds between and At the national level, it translates into a goal of reducing IMR from 88 per thousand live births Author: Samarth Bansal.

according to the special bulletin on maternal mortality in India (SRS, December, ), the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) for Bihar is perlive births, but at India level is Moreover, according to Indian censusfemale Literacy Rate of Bihar is % and for India is %. Healthcare InfrastructureFile Size: KB.

The challenge. Inover million infants died in India before reaching one year of age, the largest total of any country in the world. The country's infant mortality rate (IMR) in the same year was per 1, live births and for children under five years of age. Oct. 15, -- The U.S.

ranks 29th worldwide in infant mortality, tying Slovakia and Poland but lagging behind Cuba, the CDC reports. The CDC's latest estimates for Author: Daniel J. Denoon. Reducing child mortality in Bihar through improved hand washing.

Country. The World Health Organization has recommended hand washing with clean water and soap both before and after handling the newborn child during the postnatal period in order to prevent infections.

India’s progress towards the Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5 on infant and maternal mortality Hanimi Reddy et al. InIndia recorded 56 maternal3 and million infant deaths,4 the highest for any country.5, 6, 7 India’s MDG 4 target is to reduce.

New Delhi: India has achieved remarkable feat in arresting maternal and infant mortality rates and would surpass SDG goals of reducing maternal mortality to 70 per lakh live births by instead. At the direction of Governor Mike Pence, reducing infant mortality became the top priority of the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) in January Indiana falls at the bottom 20% of all states for this frontline measure of health [1].

InIndiana’s infant mortality rate was deaths per 1, liveFile Size: 2MB. The Government of India with help of partners like UNICEF is looking at the challenge of Open Defecation very seriously. The government has a target to make India “Open Defecation Free” by and UNICEF India is a key partner in its flagship programme to achieve this target through the Swatchh Bharat Mission (SBM).

The problem remains severe in the northern Indian states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, Assam and Uttar Pradesh. Forms of infant mortality: Perinatal mortality is late fetal death (22 weeks gestation to birth), or death of a newborn up to one week postpartum.

Neonatal mortality is newborn death occurring within 28 days postpartum. The infant mortality rate (IMR) ranged from in Bihar and in UP. The calculated weighted averages were and for Bihar and UP, respectively.

The preschool mortality ranged from between in the 5 age group. The mortality was higher in children of young and illiterate mothers with a low per capita by: Goyal RP. Mortality in India: Trend and prospects. Dem In ; 23(1/2): [12] Measham AR, Jamison DT, Wang J, Rao KD, Singh A.

The performance of India and Indian states in reducing infant Author: Rabindra Nath Das.Bihar can take pride in the fact that it registered the sharpest fall in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) among the nine surveyed states.

It stands at 48, as per latest AHS bulletin, as against 52 in.