Thursday, November 09, 2006

Issue of MMR in the state assembly of MP

Health Minister Ajay Vishnoi, in a written reply accepted that the maternal mortality rate (MMR) that was 498 in past two years, remained the same in current year. However, he claimed that the infant mortality rate (IMR) has decreased to 79 per 1,000 in comparison to the figure of 82 in past two years. He also informed that there are 138 posts of gynecologists and 134 posts of pediatricians are sanctioned the state, while 40 and 41 posts are lying vacant in these categories respectively.

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