The deaths were preventable, doctors say, if poor families had access to good food, clean water and better medical care in Muzaffarpur district
PARIS: Sixty per cent of the 5.9 million children under five who died last year were in just 10 countries in Africa and Asia, an evaluation of global infant health revealed on Friday. Pneumonia was the leading killer in five of them, all in Africa: Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Tanzania, said a study published in The Lancet medical journal. In Bangladesh, Indonesia, India and Pakistan, the main cause of death was preterm birth complications - also the global leader - while in China…
UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday placed the Saudi-led military coalition supporting Yemen's government on an annual blacklist over the deaths of hundreds of children in airstrikes.