The maternal mortality rate in West Bengal has dropped sharply by 20 per cent due to health reforms in the State, latest statistics say.
Quoting a latest survey report prepared by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who also holds the Health portfolio, told PTI that the maternal mortality rate (MMR) rate has fallen to 117 per 1 lakh childbirths during 2010-12.
Source: The Hindu
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