Saturday, January 25, 2020

Health & Environment

City Health

Oblivious to new tech for the ‘neglected disease’


In Karnataka, the cribs are neatly made up but empty

All is not well with Karnataka’s child health scenario. The Sample Registration System (SRS) 2017 revealed that the Infant Mortality Rate in the state has gone up from 24 in 2016 to 25 in 2017. Savyata Mishra A few years ago, a poor couple from Hyderabad and working at a construction site in the city […]

Health State Top Story

Organ donation: increasing at a tortoise pace

Though the number of organ donations in Karnataka has increased, the ratio of demand and supply of donations is quite low. Shubhangi Mathur If you are suffering from a disease and intend to go for an organ transplant, chances that you will find a donor have slightly increased but cannot be guaranteed. . Swati Upadhyay, […]


Win over malnutrition a far-fetched dream in Karnataka

The National Family and Health Survey (NFHS-4) shows that the nutritional status of the children under five hasn’t much improved since the last survey conducted a decade ago. Labani Mahanandy Despite years of various government projects running to wipe out malnutrition from the state, the recently updated data of National Family and Health Survey (NFHS-4, […]

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