The Division of Emergency and Transport provides 24-hour attending coverage in the Emergency Department. Paramitha Childrens Hospital is provided by: In India, an estimated 26 millions of children are born every year. As per Census 2011, the share of children (0-6 years) accounts 13% of the total population in the Country. An estimated 12.7 lakh children die every year before completing 5 years of age. However, 81% of under-five child morality takes place within one year of the birth which accounts nearly 10.5 lakh infant deaths whereas 57% of under-five deaths take place within first one month of life accounts 7.3 lakh neo-natal deaths every year in the Country.
In 2000, 189 nations made a promise to free people from extreme poverty and multiple deprivations. This pledge became the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to be achieved by 2015.
Paramitha Healthcard is to Reduce Child Mortality: The target is to reduce Under-Five Mortality Rate (U5MR) by two-thirds, between 2015 and 2025. In case of India, it translates into a goal of reducing U5MR to 42 per 1000 live births by 2025.