What is human milk bank: A human milk bank will provide donor milk to neonates whose mothers can’t lactate.
It was inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW), Anupriya Patel at Niloufer Hospital.
The human milk bank, which is part of the Mothers Absolute Affection initiative of National Health Mission (NHM) could store 12 liters of milk at a given point.
Telangana achievement: Telangana has managed to lower its infant mortality rate by three points to 31 per 1,000 live births in 2016, according to the recently-released annual estimates of Sample Registration System.
WHO (World Health Organisation) view: The World Health Organisation holds that exclusive breastfeeding, initiated within the first hour of birth, helps reduce infant mortality rate by preventing several illnesses among infants and neonates.
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