'Child mortality rates falling in the developing world'

The child mortality gap has narrowed between the poorest and wealthiest households in more than 50 developing countries, says a new study from Stanford University's School of Medicine.

Support strong for open Internet in developing world

Support is strong across emerging and developing countries for an Internet without government censorship, a US survey showed today.

`Digital divide` still wide in developing world: Study

Most developing countries are still struggling to bridge the "digital divide" limiting access to computers and the Internet for low-income citizens, a study showed today.

`Lifestyle diseases growing in developing world`

Globally 14.2 million people between the ages of 30-69 years die each year prematurely from diseases which are preventable.

`Sleeplessness epidemic` affects 150 mn adults in developing world

A new study has revealed that levels of sleep problems in the developing world are far higher than previously thought.

UK shifts diplomacy focus to the developing world

Britain will shift its diplomatic
focus to developing countries like India and China as their
economies and influence grow.