India  /  Published 23.02.20

Tripura drive to reduce malnutrition

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb started a drive against malnutrition on Saturday and met some expectant mothers at their residences and gave them nutritious food.A press release issued by the ...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.05.20

Focus on 52000 would-be-moms amid lockdown

At least 52,000 pregnant women across Jharkhand have their expected delivery date in May, amid rising numbers of Covid-19 infections and a lockdown to contain its spread extended to May 17.State princ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Health  /  Published 02.10.18

To beat pregnancy weight gain, start early

For years, maternal health experts have worried about a troubling statistic: more than half of all pregnant women in the US are overweight or obese when they conceive, putting them and their children ...
By Anahad O’Connor/NYTNS

Opinion  /  Published 08.10.19

Chronic gaps in health and justice

Malti Devi (name changed) gave birth to her first child in May 2017. She submitted an application for the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana three months later. The PMMVY is a Centrally-sponsored con...
By Vanita Leah Falcao, K.C. Sachin and Sabhil Nath Painkra


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