April 2016, Volume 6 Issue 4
Here are the events and updates from the month of March.
"State level Consultation on Status of Thalassemia and Other Hemoglobinopthies in Karnataka" was organised by Sankalp India Foundation with the major thalassemia centers in Bangalore as co-hosts on 9th of March 2016 at Rashtrotthana Parishat, Bengaluru.
World bank data on maternal mortality shows that even in 2011-2015 we had 174 in every 100,000 women dying because of pregnancy related causes. We contribute to the highest number of maternal deaths globally and stand at the 127th position in the world on maternal mortality ratio.
23rd March Bangalore