RxPG News Feed for RxPG News

Medical Research Health Special Topics World
 Asian Health
 Food & Nutrition
 Men's Health
 Mental Health
 Occupational Health
 Public Health
 Sleep Hygiene
 Women's Health
 Canada Healthcare
 China Healthcare
 India Healthcare
 New Zealand
 South Africa
 World Healthcare
   Latest Research
 Alternative Medicine
 Clinical Trials
 Infectious Diseases
 Sports Medicine
 Medical News
 Awards & Prizes
   Special Topics
 Odd Medical News

Last Updated: Sep 15, 2017 - 4:49:58 AM
News Report
Medical News Channel

subscribe to Medical News newsletter
Medical News

   EMAIL   |   PRINT

Child survival, development plan on the anvil

Feb 8, 2013 - 7:20:01 PM


Chennai, Feb 8 - The central and state governments are preparing a roadmap for accelerating child survival and development, Minister for Women and Child Development Krishna Tirath said Friday.

Tirath said the central government is engaging all high burden states to prepare and implement a strategic roadmap for accelerating child survival and development beyond 2015.

Speaking at the three-day summit India's Call to Action: Child Survival and Development Summit at Mamallapuram, around 70 km from here, she said that a multi-sectoral programme to address maternal and child malnutrition has also been put into place.

The programme is being implemented in 200 high burden districts.

According to her, a maternity cash benefit scheme has been launched for empowering pregnant women and adolescent girls.

The minister also said that a National Mission for Empowerment of Women has been started while restructuring information, education and communication campaign on malnutrition.

The three-day event is organised by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare with the United Nations Children's Fund - and United States Agency for International Development -.

Subscribe to Medical News Newsletter

Enter your email address:

For any corrections of factual information, to contact the editors or to send any medical news or health news press releases, use feedback form

Top of Page

Contact us

RxPG Online


Online ACLS Certification


    Full Text RSS

© All rights reserved by RxPG Medical Solutions Private Limited (India)