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Map Showing IMR and MMR data of India (Hover over map to know the data in your state)

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  • INFANT MORTALITY

  • 40

  • * Infant Mortality Rate- Infant deaths (less than one year) per 1,000 live births

INDIA

  • MATERNAL MORTALITY

  • 167

  • * Maternal Mortality Rate- Maternal deaths per 100,000 live births

Source: Sample Registration Survey, 2013

About Healthy Start

With 174 maternal deaths per 1,00,000 live births and 28 newborn deaths per 1,000 live births , India has one of the highest rates of maternal and infant mortality in the world. Tragically for one in five babies who die in their first month in the developing world, just being washed in clean water and cared for in a clean environment by people who had washed their hands could have prevented their untimely deaths.

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About WaterAid India

WaterAid India works on improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene across the country. In India we currently work in 43 districts, and 14 towns/cities across 11 states. In the year 2015-16 we reached 7,03,925 people with water 11,23,180 people with sanitation and 18,87,253 people with hygiene. Our vision is a world where everyone everywhere has safe water, sanitation and hygiene.

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STORIES Against all Odds: Saving mothers and newborns in rural Telangana

STORIES Against all Odds: Saving mothers and newborns in rural Telangana

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