Latest child mortality estimates reveal world remains off track to meeting Sustainable Development Goals
New report by the UN IGME reveals an urgent need to invest in strengthening data systems to track newborn and child health and mortality in low- and middle-income countries, two thirds of which have had no reliable mortality data in the past three years
COVID-19 could reverse decades of progress toward eliminating preventable child deaths, agencies warn
With the number of under-five deaths at an all-time recorded low of 5.2 million in 2019, disruptions in child and maternal health services due to the COVID-19 pandemic are putting millions of additional lives at stake
Millions of pregnant mothers and babies born during COVID-19 pandemic threatened by strained health systems and disruptions in services - UNICEF
With about 29 million expected births in South Asia in the approximately nine months since the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic was recognized, UNICEF calls on governments and donors to maintain lifesaving services for pregnant women and newborns.