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Purvi Patel is the first woman in America to be sentenced to prison for foeticide. Chaya Babu/Rediff.com reports on the verdict and the ripples of shock and fear it set off. Purvi Patel, who was......

Study debunks notion that Asian Americans prefer boys over girls

In analysing census data from 2007-2011, researchers found that the at-birth sex ratios of Asian Americans are the same as white Americans. Arthur J Pais reports As South Dakota became the eighth......

Govt to introduce landmark bill on surrogacy

Women in India cannot act as surrogates for more than three successful births, including of their own children, and it would be mandatory for surrogate mothers to have a minimum two-year interval......

US approves $1 billion aid to Pakistan for 2013

A key United States Senate sub-committee has approved $1 billion aid to Pakistan for the fiscal year 2013. The $52.1 billion Department of State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs......

UP NRHM scam: CBI nabs top IAS officer from airport

The Rs 5700 crore National Rural Health Mission scam took an interesting turn with the arrest of senior Indian Administrative Service officer Pradeep Shukla in Lucknow early Thursday......

FM seeks World Bank fund for child project

Indiaon Monday hoped that World Bank would resume funding for a child health programme, as the government has agreed to put in place measures to check corruption and take action against those......

Why the new National Health Policy is a step in the wrong direction

A National Health Rights Act would assure universal access to primary healthcare and free drugs through public facilities. The draft National Health Policy 2015, released by the government to......

Health insurance for unorganised sector

The Union Budget stepped up plan allocation for the health sector by 20 per cent with a focus on health insurance, which Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee announced would be extended now to......

World Bank debars 3 Indian cos, one individual

The World Bank has debarred three Indian companies and one individual from participating in its projects, saying that they indulged in fraudulent practices while doing business with it in the......

Beware! Toys you buy for kids may be toxic

The next time you buy a toy for your little one, be more cautious as a new study says many of them may contain a toxic chemical which can prove dangerous for children especially those below three......

Priyanka Chopra's noble cause

The Bollywood beauty from Jamshedpur, Priyanka Chopra has not forgotten her roots. Her active participation in championing the cause of child and adolescent rights has made her the national......
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Midwives could help avert millions of maternal and newborn deaths

COTONOU, Benin I have seen more and more women with child-delivery problems suffer needlessly, said midwife Florence Djihoun, 48, at her... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/midwives-could-help-avert-millions-maternal-and-newborn-deaths
Among 25 Wealthy Capital Cities, Washington D.C. Has Highest Infant Mortality Rate Despite City's Recent Progress in Reducing the Death Rate

Among 25 of the wealthiest capital cities surveyed around the world, Washington, D.C. has the highest infant mortality rate, and Save the... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/among-25-wealthy-capital-cities-washington-dc-has-highest-infant-mortality-rate-despite-citys-recent
Prioritise Training and Deployment of Midwives, African Governments Urged

Amref Health Africa calls for greater focus on this important health worker cadre to reduce maternal deaths on the continent International Day of... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/prioritise-training-and-deployment-midwives-african-governments-urged
Pregnant 10-year-old rape victim denied abortion in Paraguay

BOGOTA(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Paraguay's decision to deny a pregnant 10-year-old girl an abortion after she was allegedly raped by her... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/05/05/us-paraguay-abortion-child-idINKBN0NQ0YB20150505?feedType=RSS&feedName=health
Art of living

A group of students and scholars make their way to the picturesque foothills of Himalayas. The curious onlookers whisper among themselves: “Look!... ...

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