Maternal death 3 times more in tribal areas of Jharkhand

Tarpari Ji from Jharkhand says that they have found that in tribal areas of Jharkhand the rate of maternal death at child birth is 3 times more than the average. He says in parts of 2 blocks in Godda District between April 2011 & Feb 2012 in a population of about 1,36,000 with an estimated births of 3117 there has been 23 Maternal deaths, which is about 3 times of the State reported figure (261 per 100,000 live births).72% of the deaths were in tribal communities (Santhal & Paharia) .For more Tarpari ji can be reached at 09934353484

Posted on: Mar 04, 2012. Tags: Tarpari

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