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Bengaluru | May 30, 2019
Researchers study the economics of implementing maternal health programs through self-help groups

Researchers at the Karnataka Health Promotion Trust, Bengaluru, have assessed the cost effectiveness of a self-help group program, called Parivartan, in Bihar. They studied the economics of implementing maternal health programs through self-help groups.

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Lucknow | Apr 1, 2019
Half of the kids with pneumonia lack adequate care in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, finds study

Researchers at King George’s Medical University and Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, has estimated the burden of community-acquired pneumonia among children aged 2-59 months in four districts of Northern India.

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Bengaluru | Mar 25, 2019
A blood test to identify preterm births can help save millions in India

Researchers from Canada, Bangladesh, and the USA have proposed a simple, cost-efficient blood test of the newborn that can estimate the pregnancy length. Such a test can help diagnosis preterm births in low resource countries and was found to work successfully for new-borns from Bangladesh.

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Bengaluru | Mar 13, 2019
Study on adolescent well-being paints a grim picture for India | Research Matters

Today’s world has more adolescents—children in the age group of 10-24 years—than ever in history. Of the 1.8 billion adolescents, a third of them, or 622 million, live in India and China. With this fraction of people growing up to be future citizens, are we doing enough to have their needs met? No, says a worldwide study on adolescent health and well-being, published in The Lancet.

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Vellore | Nov 27, 2018

Researchers from CMC Vellore, AIIMS, TN Medical College & BYLN Hospital, and THSTI, throw some light on the recent trend of the diseases typhoid and paratyphoid fever.

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New Delhi | Oct 30, 2018

The success rate of the ambitious Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP), driven by the Government of India, is appaling, reports a study.

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