Govt bets on mobile phones to fight maternal, child deaths
Health ministry has rolled out a campaign of voice messages delivering health advice to pregnant women and mothers, in a move to cut high maternal and child death rates.
New Delhi Last Updated: March 17, 2015 | 20:30 IST
Poor sanitary conditions and stark poverty prevail in many villages in India, which recorded 50,000 maternal deaths in 2013, when 1.3 million children died before turning five. (Photo: Reuters)