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    Global Child Deaths Reach Historic Low in 2022 – UN Report

    Despite progress, an estimated 4.9 million child deaths of children before their fifth birthday occurred somewhere in the world – or one death every...

    Study Finds Cause of Puzzling Low Use of Diarrhoea Cure

    Diarrhoea is the world’s second leading cause of death under the age of five. Oral rehydration salts are the main treatment for diarrhoea in...

    Pakistan Winter Pneumonia: Thousands of Children Affected; Hundreds Dead

    Islamabad has long grappled with the challenge of increasing vaccine uptake in a nation where misinformation is rife and some fringe clerics declare it...

    Infants at Higher Risk in Flood-prone Areas of Bangladesh

    Every year, monsoon season brings extensive flooding to Bangladesh. Now, a study finds that infant mortality rates are higher among those born in rainy...

    Over 60 Per Cent of Bangladesh’s Healthcare Facilities Lack Basic Hygiene Services

    Interventions to increase access to handwashing with water and soap and environmental cleaning form the cornerstone of infection prevention and control programmes and are...

    ‘Perfect Storm’ of Conditions for Measles Outbreaks Brewing Fast

    Reported worldwide measles cases increased by 79 per cent in the first two months of 2022, compared to the same period in 2021, as...

    So Close, Yet So Far: Three Decades of Injecting Immunity Into Children in Pakistan

    Pakistan might have come a long way in reducing child morbidity and mortality over the past 30 years, nevertheless, cases of vaccine preventable diseases...

    Time Running Out to Address Afghanistan’s Hunger Crisis; Without a Functioning Central Bank, Aid Not Enough

    The drought and a shortage of funds has fuelled an economic crisis – more than 70 percent of Afghanistan’s population live in rural areas...
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    Philippine Research Model Targets ‘Real-World Solutions’

    Engaging communities ensures research translates to real solutions and that this in turn will lead to a domino effect...

    What Ails the Enrolment and Distribution of Ayushman Bharat Cards?

    A person named "Poonam Kumari" in Hindi script might be registered as "Punam Kumari" in Roman script (English). Such...

    UN Staff Warned Against Public Comments on the Devastating Conflict in Gaza

    As international civil servants, UN staffers are not expected to participate in political protests and demonstrations or express political...

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    Philippine Research Model Targets ‘Real-World Solutions’

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    What Ails the Enrolment and Distribution of Ayushman Bharat Cards?

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