The highest mortality rate in Assam was more than seven times that in Goa.

MUMBAI: Over a dozen fresh cases of suspected measles have been detected in children from two city wards.

Juba To interrupt the transmission of the measles virus, the Ministry of Health for South Sudan, with support from the World Health Organization, UNICEF and other partners, have launched reactive m

The UNICEF-WHO low birthweight estimates report presents new global, regional and national estimates of low birthweight, showing that 1 in 7 babies worldwide – more than 20 million babies – are born with low birthweight. This puts them at serious risk of death, stunting and developmental difficulties.

In spite of the prohibition on the use of Bisphenol-A (BPA) in baby feeding bottles, the toxic chemical continues to be found in some baby products sold in the Indian market. BPA is an endocrine disrupting chemical that has been accepted as the chemical of concern globally.

The awareness created for the polio vaccine with the help of the community must extend to other vaccines, said paediatricians

India has 2.9 million children who have missed out on the first dose of measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017 despite over 80 per cent of immunisation coverage, the UNICEF said on Thursday.

More than 750,000 South Sudanese children under age 5 are expected to face acute malnutrition this year, according to the International Rescue Committee.

This paper looks at how changing food prices affect child undernutrition in Ethiopia.

The hypothesized link between the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism continues to cause concern and challenge vaccine uptake. The objective of the study was to evaluate whether the MMR vaccine increases the risk for autism in children, subgroups of children, or time periods after vaccination.

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