Childbirth in West And Central Africa a 'Hidden Tragedy' - UN

A new report from the UN Children's Fund says five of the 10 most dangerous countries in which to be born are in West and Central Africa, where babies are 50 times more likely to die within a month of birth, than if they were born in Japan or Iceland.



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  • Every Child Alive

    Author:
    UNICEF
    Publisher:
    UNICEF
    Publication Date:
    21 February 2018

    A new report from the UN Children's Fund says five of the 10 most dangerous countries in which to be born are in West and Central Africa, where babies ... see more »

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