Current Affairs   »   Ranks & Reports   »   Maternal Mortality in India: Kerala tops...

Maternal Mortality in India: Kerala tops in maternal

Maternal Mortality in India: Kerala tops in maternal_50.1

Kerala has yet again emerged on top when it comes to maternal and child health, with the State recording the lowest Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) of 30 (per one lakh live births) in the country. According to the latest data, India’s maternal mortality ratio (MMR) has improved to 103 for the period 2017-19.

Buy Prime Test Series for all Banking, SSC, Insurance & other exams

The Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) of Kerala has dropped from 42 to 30. Kerala has achieved the UN Sustainable Development Goals of MMR in the year 2020 itself. Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) is defined as the number of maternal deaths per 100000 live births.

Key points:

  • Kerala, Telangana, and Maharashtra are included in the top 3 states with the lowest MMR in India.
  • The Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) has worsened in West Bengal, Haryana, Uttarakhand, and Chhattisgarh.
  • The maternal mortality ratio (MMR) has drastically improved in UP, Rajasthan, and Bihar.
  • Italy, Norway, Poland, and Belarus have the lowest MMR in the world.

Find More Ranks and Reports Here

Maternal Mortality in India: Kerala tops in maternal_60.1

Maternal Mortality in India: Kerala tops in maternal_70.1

Thank You, Your details have been submitted we will get back to you.
Was this page helpful?

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *