Maternal Death rate declining: Report

News: Sample Registration System (SRS) 2015-2017 bulletin for MMR has been released. Facts: Maternal Mortality Ratio Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) in India has seen a decline from 130 per 1 lakh live births in 2014-2016 to 122 per 1 lakh live births in 2015-2017. It is a decline of 8 points (6.2%). Assam records the… Continue reading Maternal Death rate declining: Report

‘Deaths from C-sections high in developing countries’

A recent research published in The Lancet has noted that maternal deaths following caesarean sections in low and middle-income countries are 100 times higher than that in high-income countries. According to the report, annually, there are 3 lakh maternal deaths and 99% of it are from low and middle-income countries. Poor access, unnecessary caesarean operations,… Continue reading ‘Deaths from C-sections high in developing countries’