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MMR is 44 per one lakh live births in Assam

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

The Maternal (MMR) is 44 per one lakh live births and Rate (IMR) is 300 per 1000 live births in Assam, the state Assembly was informed today.

Replying to a question of Dr of the BJP in the Assembly, Dr said MMR in the state was falling since 2001-03 when it was 490.

The MMR came further down to 480 during 2004-06, 390 during 2007-09 and 328 during 2010-12, he said.

The IMR has also fallen during the period from 74 in 2001 to 44 in 2016, Sarma said.

Strategies implemented to reduce IMR in the state include Facility Based New Born Care, New Born Care Corner, New Born Stabilisation Unit, Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre, Nutritional Counselling cum Management Centre, Paediatric Intensive Care Units, Home Based Newborn Care, the said.

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First Published: Tue, March 27 2018. 17:50 IST