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Business Standard India
Why India is unprepared for its gathering teen sexual revolutionhaving STI or symptoms of STI and 0.07% of girls and 0.01% of boys were found t
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
having STI or symptoms of STI and 0.07% of girls and 0.01% of boys were found to be HIV positive, according to the 2005-06 National Family Health Survey. Youngsters between 15-24 years contribute to 31% of India’s AIDS burden despite accounting for... Read more
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The Hindu
Six States, same problemchild marriages from the society. The two other conferences would be held in we
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
child marriages from the society. The two other conferences would be held in western and southern States of India. The National Family Health Survey-4 had found that 26.8% of women aged 20 to 24 years were married before the age of 18. Of the... Read more
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dna
Jammu and Kashmir ranked number 1 in India for bringing down Infant Mortality Ratehospitals across the state. Doctors said infection and hypothermia were the two
dna / Posted 15 days ago
hospitals across the state. Doctors said infection and hypothermia were the two main causes for the deaths. According to National Family Health Survey (NFHS), mother and child health indicators in the state have also improved in 2016-17. In fact,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Explained in 5 charts: Why India needs condoms and their marketingof men knowing about HIV/AIDS dropped marginally from 33% to 32.5%. Data from
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
of men knowing about HIV/AIDS dropped marginally from 33% to 32.5%. Data from the same source, the comprehensive national family health survey, also show that both men and women increasingly know better that a consistent use of condoms... Read more
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dna
Indian women need better access to safe abortion practicesconcoctions, massaging the abdomen, pouring things inside the uterus, or poking
dna / Posted 22 days ago
concoctions, massaging the abdomen, pouring things inside the uterus, or poking it with sharp objects, etc. Between the National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-3 of 2005-06 and the NFHS-4 of 2015-16, the percentage of married women (between 15 and... Read more
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The Hindu
For a wider food basketdevelopment. What is ironic is that over-nutrition is emerging as an emergency
The Hindu / Posted 27 days ago
development. What is ironic is that over-nutrition is emerging as an emergency in India. As per the recent findings of the National Family Health Survey-4 (2015-16), the Body Mass Index (BMI) of 15.5% of urban women was found to be less than 18.5... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Are These Condom Ads Too Sexy For TV?overtaking China. Contraception — particularly condom usage — is falling, accor
KPBS San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
overtaking China. Contraception — particularly condom usage — is falling, according to official figures from the latest National Family Health Survey, which covers the years 2015 and 2016. "Most of the projected population growth will occur in... Read more
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TribLIVE
A Salvadoran woman says her baby was stillborn; officials called it a homicide and sent her to prisonhelps perpetuate poverty. More than a fifth of teenagers ages 15 to 19 have bee
TribLIVE / Posted 1 months ago
helps perpetuate poverty. More than a fifth of teenagers ages 15 to 19 have been pregnant at least once, according to the National Family Health Survey. Nearly half of them were younger than 18 and didn't intend to get pregnant. Carlos Dada, the... Read more
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