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The 10-year target of below 10 deaths per 1000 newborns is already current statistics around Kerala

Lowering Neonatal Mortality Rate: Kerala 10 Years Ahead on Current National Target

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Sunday Nov 22, 2020


NEW DELHI:  Kerala has already accomplished the below-10-per-1000 target for neonatal mortality rate set for the country to achieve 10 years from now, stated a Centre’s report.  The report says that goal is actual rate currently witnessed around Kerala.

Situation in  Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Odisha  is alarming,  while Punjab, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Himachal Pradesh have managed to bring down  death rates among newborns  below the national average of 23 per 1000, the report said.