September 23, 2015

Hindsight of Government of India - on MMR and IMR

India will miss its Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target of reducing maternal mortality rate to 109 per 1,00,000 live births, according to National Health Profile-2015, which was released by Health Minister J P Nadda  on 22nd August. Please read the report here
 "From an estimated MMR (maternal mortality rate) level of 437 per 1,00,000 live births in 1990, India is required to reduce MMR to 109 per 1,00,000 births by 2015. At the historical pace of decrease, India tends to reach MMR of 140 per 1,00,000 live births by 2015, falling short by 31 points," the report said.
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