Monthly Archives: May 2013

Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram – Saving Mothers and Newborns

About 67,000 women die in India every year due to pregnancy related complications. About 13 lakh infants die within one year of birth. Out of 9 lakh newborns that die within 4 weeks of birth, about 7 lakh die within … Continue reading

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Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV)ICGS Vaibhav commissioned

Indian Coast Guard Ship Vaibhav, the 3rd in the series of 90 meters class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) was commissioned today at Tuticorin byVice Admiral Anurag G Thapliyal, Director General Indian Coast Guard. This 90 metres OPV has been designed … Continue reading

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WHO Polio Eradication Certificate for India

World Health Organization (WHO) has removed India from the list of countries with active endemic wild polio virus transmission. Polio free is certified for WHO regions by the Regional Certification Commission and not for individual country. The South-East Asia Regional … Continue reading

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