Neonatal Tetanus- Prevalence & Deaths in India

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On July 14, 2016 the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) announced the elimination of maternal and neonatal tetanus to India.

The number of cases and deaths due to neonatal tetanus in India is presented in the table below:

Male Female Total
Cases Deaths Cases Deaths Cases Deaths
406 7 335 5 741 12


Neonatal Tetanus : State-wise Number of Cases & Deaths in India, 2015
Andhra Pradesh 0 0
Arunachal Pradesh 0 0
Assam 0 0
Bihar 45 4
Chattisgarh 13 0
Goa 4 0
Gujarat 0 0
Haryana 0 0
Himachal Pradesh 1 0
Jammu. Div 1 0
Kashmir.Div 0 0
Jharkhand 126 0
Karnataka 28 0
Kerala 0 0
Madhya Pradesh 382 0
Meghalaya 0 0
Maharashtra 16 0
Manipur 0 0
Mizoram 0 0
Nagaland 6 0
Odisha 3 0
Punjab 0 0
Rajasthan 66 1
Sikkim 0 0
Tamil Nadu 0 0
Tripura 1 0
Telangana 0 0
Uttar Pradesh 30 3
Uttrakhand 0 0
West Bengal 13 2
A& N Island 1 0
Chandigarh 0 0
Delhi 4 1
D&N Haveli 0 0
Daman & Diu 0 0
Lakshadweep 0 0
Puduchery 0 0
Total 741 12


References:
  1. National Health Profile 2016, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govít of India.
  2. Yaws and maternal and neonatal tetanus eliminated from India - (http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=54457#.We3XULjhUdU)

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