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India records highest deaths among under-five children

India reports the highest number of deaths among children below the age of five years, annually due to pneumonia and diarrhoea, according to an international report, the government told Lok Sabha on Friday.

Wave of child deaths in Pakistan desert

Nearly 300 children have died this year in desert communities in southern Pakistan, officials said on Wednesday, as poor monsoon rains and livestock diseases have combined to worsen malnutrition.

NATO rejects UN report on death of Afghan children

US-led international coalition said United Nations rights group`s concerns over reports that US military strikes have killed hundreds of children during past 4 years are "categorically unfounded".

Assam: 49 children die in govt hospital in 2 month

At least 49 children have died in the past two months at a government hospital in south Assam`s Barak Valley.

Children deaths: Authorities say situation normal

Authorities at BC Roy Children`s
Hospital, which has been in news for a series of crib deaths
in the last few days, Saturday said the situation was normal even
as there were unconfirmed reports about the death of one more
infant.

Children deaths: Central team to visit Bihar

An outbreak of suspected Japanese Encephalitis in Bihar has claimed 26 lives in a week.

UN says $39 bn would stem child pneumonia deaths

Pneumonia kills more young children than any other disease, but an investment of USD 39 billion, or just USD 12.9 per child, could save 5.3 million lives in developing countries by 2015, the UN said on Monday.

UN says $39 bn would stem child pneumonia deaths

Pneumonia kills more young children than any other disease, but an investment of USD 39 billion, or just USD 12.9 per child, could save 5.3 million lives in developing countries by 2015, the UN said on Monday.