Articles on Child Mortality in India

Topic : Child Mortality in India
Published in : thehindu
Written by : Aarthi Dhar
Nutshell : This article  on Child Mortality in India figures the unacceptable situation prevailing in India regarding the mortality rate of children in India. India accounts for the largest number of deaths of infants primarily because it has failed to provide them and their mothers access to critical health care. The article says that India accounts for nearly a fifth of the world’s child deaths. In terms of numbers, it is the highest in the world — nearly 16 lakh every year. Of these, more than half die in the first month of life. Read full article here