Population & Reproductive Health

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A large part of India has shown substantial improvement in the health of its citizens, according to the first phase of results from the fourth National Family Health Survey. The survey, conducted by the International Institute for Population Sciences with support from MacArthur and other funders, shows declines in child malnutrition and maternal mortality rates in the 13 states and two union territories covered by the survey’s first phase. The report also shows that women are marrying later and prioritizing a focus on education and employment.

Population & Reproductive Health, Health, India, Population