UNICEF on Tuesday released a new mortality report which states that global deaths of newborn babies remain alarmingly high, particularly among the world's poorest countries. In India, 6 lakh newborns die within 28 days of their birth every year.
As a positive sign, the study said, India has remarkably reduced the mortality rate of children less than five years of age.
Every year, globally 2.6 million babies die before turning one month old.
Of the 184 countries, which the report covers, India...
NEWS WORLD INDIA | February 20 , 2018