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    16 Lakh Indian Children Missed Vital Vaccines in 2023: WHO-UNICEF Report

    Factors contributing to this shortfall include logistical hurdles in reaching remote and underserved areas, vaccine hesitancy among some communities, and disruptions caused by the...

    UNICEF-Backed Report Says Pollution Killed 1.69 Lakh Children in India in 2021

    The State of Global Air report published in partnership with the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warns on Wednesday that air pollution is increasingly impacting...

    Severe Child Food Poverty Amid World Crises, Says New UNICEF Report

    Child food poverty harms all children, but it is particularly damaging in early childhood when insufficient dietary intake of essential nutrients can cause the...

    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...
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    Thousands of Sri Lankans Await Aswesuma Benefits Amid Banking Hurdles

    The Aswesuma program, launched by President Ranil Wickremesinghe amidst economic turmoil last year, aims to aid vulnerable populations. Funded...

    Bangladesh: Nationwide Protests Paralyze Development Projects and Economic Activities

    As Bangladesh navigates through these turbulent times, stakeholders remain hopeful for a swift resolution to restore normalcy and resume...

    Sri Lanka Set to Announce Successful Completion of Debt Restructuring Programme

    With the global economic landscape evolving rapidly, the island nation's ability to manage its debt and implement effective economic...

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    Thousands of Sri Lankans Await Aswesuma Benefits Amid Banking Hurdles

    The Aswesuma program, launched by President Ranil Wickremesinghe amidst...

    Bangladesh: Nationwide Protests Paralyze Development Projects and Economic Activities

    As Bangladesh navigates through these turbulent times, stakeholders remain...
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