National Family Health Survey


'National Family Health Survey' - 13 News Result(s)

  • India's Child Mortality Rate Improves But Malnutrition Worsens: Survey

    India's Child Mortality Rate Improves But Malnutrition Worsens: Survey

    Mortality rate among infants and those under five years of age has improved but malnutrition among children has worsened, according to the fifth National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5).

  • Condoms, Contraceptives For Migrants Leaving Quarantine Units In Bihar

    Condoms, Contraceptives For Migrants Leaving Quarantine Units In Bihar

    Thousands of men and women leaving quarantine centres across Bihar are getting condoms and contraceptive pills from the State Health Society amid the coronavirus lockdown. The state has the highest fertility rate in India at 3.4 children per woman, according to the last data published by the National Family Health Survey in 2016.

  • Gujarat's Claim On Low Number Of Malnourished Kids Inconsistent: CAG

    Gujarat's Claim On Low Number Of Malnourished Kids Inconsistent: CAG

    The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has said the Gujarat government has shown low number of malnourished children in the state by adopting different methodologies for calculation from those of World Health Organisation (WHO) and the National Family Health Survey (NFHS).

  • 23 Million Child Brides In The Country: Supreme Court Raises Alarm

    23 Million Child Brides In The Country: Supreme Court Raises Alarm

    Expressing dismay over an alarming figure of 23 million child brides in the country, the Supreme Court has said one out of every five marriages violated laws prohibiting child marriage.

  • In 41 Years, As India's Economy Grew 21 Times, Infant Mortality Dropped 68%

    In 41 Years, As India's Economy Grew 21 Times, Infant Mortality Dropped 68%

    New Delhi: Over 41 years to 2016, a national health programme for children has led to a 68 per cent drop in India’s infant mortality rate (IMR), but the IMR of 41 deaths per 1,000 live births is still worse off than poorer neighbours Bangladesh (31) and Nepal (29). It is now 42 years since the integrated child development scheme (ICDS) was launch...

  • HIV and AIDS Bill Passed: 5 Things You Should Know About The Disease

    HIV and AIDS Bill Passed: 5 Things You Should Know About The Disease

    While the government is taking adequate steps to safeguard the rights of HIV and AIDS patients, the National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4) shows that men have more knowledge about the disease than women.

  • Sharp Rise In Caesarean Deliveries, Doctors Say Women Who Ask For It Unaware Of Risks

    Sharp Rise In Caesarean Deliveries, Doctors Say Women Who Ask For It Unaware Of Risks

    New Delhi: Over the last decade, there has been an alarming rise in the caesarean deliveries in India. The private hospitals, especially, have shown a significant increase as oppose to the public hospitals that registered a dip in the number of caesarean deliveries. According to National Family Health Survery-4, the private hospitals saw 40.9 per c...

  • Indian Children Are Healthier Than Ever, Says a New Health Survey

    Indian Children Are Healthier Than Ever, Says a New Health Survey

    A recent report by the National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4) showed that the mortality rate among children have gone down considerably in the past ten years.

  • Indian Children Healthier Than Ever, But Other Nations Doing Better, Shows Survey

    Indian Children Healthier Than Ever, But Other Nations Doing Better, Shows Survey

    By Swagata Yadavar/IndiaSpend India’s infant mortality rate (IMR) reduced by 16 points over the last 10 years — 41 children below the age of one died per 1,000 live births, down from 57 a decade ago, according to the India fact-sheet of the National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4), the largest-ever assessment of the country’s health and...

  • Why Uttarakhand Needs To Focus On Child Care

    Why Uttarakhand Needs To Focus On Child Care

    By Shalini Rudra/ IndiaSpend It ranks number six in per capita income, but relatively prosperous Uttarakhand does worse than many poorer states with its infant mortality rate (IMR), ranking 18th among 29 states, an indication of its indifferent health. Although the maternal mortality ratio has improved, child-health indicators, collectively, a majo...

  • States With Higher Female Literacy Have Healthier Women

    States With Higher Female Literacy Have Healthier Women

    States with higher literacy rates for woman see better indicators for women's health, IndiaSpend analysis of data from the National Family Health Survey 2013-14 reveals.

  • 50 Per Cent Children Under 5 Years Of Age Are Anaemic In Bengal: Report

    50 Per Cent Children Under 5 Years Of Age Are Anaemic In Bengal: Report

    Over 50 per cent children under five years of age are anaemic in West Bengal, as per the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4 for 2015-16) data.

  • A Silent Killer: The Growing Burden of Anemia Among Teens in India

    A Silent Killer: The Growing Burden of Anemia Among Teens in India

    According to National Family Health Survey (2005-06), about 53 per cent of girls in India suffer from anemia, a condition that affects 30 per cent of boys between the ages of 15 to 19.

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'National Family Health Survey' - 13 News Result(s)

  • India's Child Mortality Rate Improves But Malnutrition Worsens: Survey

    India's Child Mortality Rate Improves But Malnutrition Worsens: Survey

    Mortality rate among infants and those under five years of age has improved but malnutrition among children has worsened, according to the fifth National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5).

  • Condoms, Contraceptives For Migrants Leaving Quarantine Units In Bihar

    Condoms, Contraceptives For Migrants Leaving Quarantine Units In Bihar

    Thousands of men and women leaving quarantine centres across Bihar are getting condoms and contraceptive pills from the State Health Society amid the coronavirus lockdown. The state has the highest fertility rate in India at 3.4 children per woman, according to the last data published by the National Family Health Survey in 2016.

  • Gujarat's Claim On Low Number Of Malnourished Kids Inconsistent: CAG

    Gujarat's Claim On Low Number Of Malnourished Kids Inconsistent: CAG

    The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has said the Gujarat government has shown low number of malnourished children in the state by adopting different methodologies for calculation from those of World Health Organisation (WHO) and the National Family Health Survey (NFHS).

  • 23 Million Child Brides In The Country: Supreme Court Raises Alarm

    23 Million Child Brides In The Country: Supreme Court Raises Alarm

    Expressing dismay over an alarming figure of 23 million child brides in the country, the Supreme Court has said one out of every five marriages violated laws prohibiting child marriage.

  • In 41 Years, As India's Economy Grew 21 Times, Infant Mortality Dropped 68%

    In 41 Years, As India's Economy Grew 21 Times, Infant Mortality Dropped 68%

    New Delhi: Over 41 years to 2016, a national health programme for children has led to a 68 per cent drop in India’s infant mortality rate (IMR), but the IMR of 41 deaths per 1,000 live births is still worse off than poorer neighbours Bangladesh (31) and Nepal (29). It is now 42 years since the integrated child development scheme (ICDS) was launch...

  • HIV and AIDS Bill Passed: 5 Things You Should Know About The Disease

    HIV and AIDS Bill Passed: 5 Things You Should Know About The Disease

    While the government is taking adequate steps to safeguard the rights of HIV and AIDS patients, the National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4) shows that men have more knowledge about the disease than women.

  • Sharp Rise In Caesarean Deliveries, Doctors Say Women Who Ask For It Unaware Of Risks

    Sharp Rise In Caesarean Deliveries, Doctors Say Women Who Ask For It Unaware Of Risks

    New Delhi: Over the last decade, there has been an alarming rise in the caesarean deliveries in India. The private hospitals, especially, have shown a significant increase as oppose to the public hospitals that registered a dip in the number of caesarean deliveries. According to National Family Health Survery-4, the private hospitals saw 40.9 per c...

  • Indian Children Are Healthier Than Ever, Says a New Health Survey

    Indian Children Are Healthier Than Ever, Says a New Health Survey

    A recent report by the National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4) showed that the mortality rate among children have gone down considerably in the past ten years.

  • Indian Children Healthier Than Ever, But Other Nations Doing Better, Shows Survey

    Indian Children Healthier Than Ever, But Other Nations Doing Better, Shows Survey

    By Swagata Yadavar/IndiaSpend India’s infant mortality rate (IMR) reduced by 16 points over the last 10 years — 41 children below the age of one died per 1,000 live births, down from 57 a decade ago, according to the India fact-sheet of the National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4), the largest-ever assessment of the country’s health and...

  • Why Uttarakhand Needs To Focus On Child Care

    Why Uttarakhand Needs To Focus On Child Care

    By Shalini Rudra/ IndiaSpend It ranks number six in per capita income, but relatively prosperous Uttarakhand does worse than many poorer states with its infant mortality rate (IMR), ranking 18th among 29 states, an indication of its indifferent health. Although the maternal mortality ratio has improved, child-health indicators, collectively, a majo...

  • States With Higher Female Literacy Have Healthier Women

    States With Higher Female Literacy Have Healthier Women

    States with higher literacy rates for woman see better indicators for women's health, IndiaSpend analysis of data from the National Family Health Survey 2013-14 reveals.

  • 50 Per Cent Children Under 5 Years Of Age Are Anaemic In Bengal: Report

    50 Per Cent Children Under 5 Years Of Age Are Anaemic In Bengal: Report

    Over 50 per cent children under five years of age are anaemic in West Bengal, as per the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4 for 2015-16) data.

  • A Silent Killer: The Growing Burden of Anemia Among Teens in India

    A Silent Killer: The Growing Burden of Anemia Among Teens in India

    According to National Family Health Survey (2005-06), about 53 per cent of girls in India suffer from anemia, a condition that affects 30 per cent of boys between the ages of 15 to 19.

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