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Jun 06, 2018
4:57PM

India records 22-pc reduction in maternal mortality ratio since 2013

India has registered a significant decline in Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) recording a 22-per cent reduction in such deaths since 2013. 

According to the Sample Registration System (SRS) bulletin released yesterday, the MMR has declined from 167 in 2011-2013 to 130 in 2014-2016. 

Union Health Minister JP Nadda said in a tweet that the latest figures reveal that the government has gone beyond the UN Millennium Development Goals of the MMR.

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