Navigation Links
Madhya Pradesh Shows Indifferent Attitude Towards Infant Mortality

Despite alarming infant and maternal mortality rates in the state, Madhya Pradesh legislators seems to be totally unconcerned about it, according to a study conducted by a voluntary group//.

The state, one of the largest in the country, has an infant mortality rate of 83 per 1,000 childbirths while the maternal mortality rate stands at 498 per 100,000 live births.

"Despite Madhya Pradesh having the second highest rate of infant and maternal mortality in the country, dying women and children are not a priority for the members of the assembly," says the study conducted by the Centre for Advocacy, a voluntary group.

The study says that even women lawmakers were not raising the issue effectively. The study notes that of the 1,483 questions taken up for discussion in the Madhya Pradesh assembly in 2005, not a single question was asked on the issue of maternal mortality or women's health.

Only 10 questions concerned women and children, and these too were about the government's free mid-day meal scheme for schoolchildren.

R.K. Sharma of the Centre for Advocacy said that of the 5,348 questions asked in an earlier budget session, only 51 related to women and children.

"In the just concluded budget session too merely half a dozen questions on the issue were asked without any concrete follow-up," he added.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Madhya Pradesh Cops to attend Yoga classes to reduce stress and weight
2. Madhya Pradesh: Blood Transfusion Infects 136 Individuals With HIV
3. Bird Flu Fear Grips Madhya Pradesh
4. Bird Flu Raises Its Ugly Head in Jalgaon and Madhya Pradesh
5. Bird Flu Sample Tests Positive In Madhya Pradesh
6. Bird Flu Spreading Towards Madhya Pradesh
7. Sati Raises its Ugly Head in Madhya Pradesh
8. More Culling in Madhya Pradesh Due to Bird Flu Fears
9. Anthrax Kills 50 Cattle in Madhya Pradesh
10. Madhya Pradesh To Concentrate On Better Rural Hygiene
11. Ban On Transporting Poultry Lifted Off In Madhya Pradesh
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/13/2016)... ... February 13, 2016 , ... With FCPX Overlay Embers from ... all within Final Cut Pro X. Each user can select from up to 40 ... of view, blur, focus offset, hue, saturation, value, contrast, glow, and more all within ...
(Date:2/13/2016)... Tennessee (PRWEB) , ... February 13, 2016 , ... ... Herrington School of Nursing with an in-kind gift of a VeinViewer® Vision ... students as they learn how to start an IV and draw blood, combining ...
(Date:2/13/2016)... ... February 13, 2016 , ... DDi , ... Solution Providers list for its expertise in eClinical Solutions. DDi has built its ... the technology needs of global clients. DDi provides smarter technology for Clinical Development, ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... LA (PRWEB) , ... February 12, 2016 , ... The ... St. Landry and Evangeline Parishes. The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage ... encourage those individuals to seek employment within these two parishes. , “We have ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... ... , Back to the Future , Feb. 25, 2016 — 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ... learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” , An analysis of CDRH’s enforcement actions ... takes time. , Take a close look at the warning letters the agency sent ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/12/2016)... 2016 On Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, surgeons ... David,s North Austin Medical Center successfully completed the first ... ® Surgical System with Trumpf Medical,s advanced operating ... Lakshman , M.D., colorectal surgeon at the Texas Institute ... Table Motion technology, which seamlessly combines the da Vinci ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... Ga. , Feb. 12 2016  OMS Supply, ... dental and medical practitioners, announced today the recent launching ... offers visitors a variety of features that enhance the ... oral surgery supplies. --> ... is a fairly new company that started in early ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... Maharashtra, February 12, 2016 ... report titled Chronic Inflammation Global Clinical Trials Review, ... of the global clinical trials landscape along with ... by Region, Country (G7 & E7), Trial Status, ... and reviews top companies involved and enlists all ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: